This post will guide you how to use Excel RANDBETWEEN function with syntax and examples in Microsoft excel.
The Excel RANDBETWEEN function returns a random integer number that is between the numbers you specify. Each time when the worksheet is calculated or opened, a new random integer number is generated. So you can use the RANDBETWEEN function to generate a random integer number between tow given values.
The RANDBETWEEN function is a build-in function in Microsoft Excel and it is categorized as a Math and Trigonometry Function.
The RANDBETWEEN function is available in Excel 2016, Excel 2013, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000, Excel 2011 for Mac.
The syntax of the RANDBETWEEN function is as below:
= RANDBETWEEN (bottom,top)
Where the RANDBETWEEN function arguments are:
- bottom -This is a required argument. The smallest integer number that RANDBETWEEN Function will return.
- top – This is a required argument. The largest integer number that RANDBETWEEN Function will return.
- If the bottom argument is greater than the given top value, the RANDBETWEEN function will return #NUM! Error.
- If either of the given arguments are non-numeric, this function will return #VALUE! Error.
Excel RANDBETWEEN Function Examples
The below examples will show you how to use Excel RANDBETWEEN Function to generate a random integer between two supplied integer numbers.
1# get a random number between 1 and 200, enter the following formula in Cell B1.
2# get a random number between -10 and 10, enter the following formula in Cell B2.
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