Re: [R] Sum(Random Numbers)=100

From: Daniel Malter <daniel_at_umd.edu>
Date: Tue, 08 Jul 2008 03:32:25 -0400


For some reason, the while-loop I sent did not work. It was running forever although I don't know why. Anyway, using repeat works fast:

repeat{x=rpois(50,2)

      if(sum(x)==100) break
      } 



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Betreff: [R] Sum(Random Numbers)=100

Hi R,  

I need to generate 50 random numbers (preferably poisson), such that their sum is equal to 100. How do I do this?    

Thank you,

Shubha  

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