How to generate random number within a sum limit?
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Arnab Pal on 7 Nov 2017
Answered: Roger Stafford on 7 Nov 2017
Generate 5 random numbers, where their sum should be less/equal to 50.
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Roger Stafford on 7 Nov 2017
If the numbers are supposed to be any five positive integers, do this:
b = true;
x = 50*randi(5,1);
b = sum(x)>50;
If the numbers can be any non-negative real numbers, change the third line above to:
x = 50*rand(5,1);
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