Re: [R] simple random number generation

From: jim holtman <jholtman_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2008 22:43:21 -0400

Generate more than you need and then just keep 500 of them:

> x <- rnorm(3000) # make sure we have enough
> y <- x[(x > -1.5) & (x < 1.5)][1:500] # keep 500 0f them
> hist(y)
>

On Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 7:35 PM, dxc13 <dxc13_at_health.state.ny.us> wrote:
>
> useR's,
>
> I want to randomly generate 500 numbers from the standard normal
> distribution, i.e. N(0,1), but I only want them to be generated in the range
> -1.5 to 1.5. Does anyone have a simple way to do this?
>
> Thanks,
>
> dxc13
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What is the problem you are trying to solve?

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