randomising

Can someone please write me a quick script that will randomise a number between two values predifined and write this number to a text file called Random.txt.

thanks
wormboy__6Asked:
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KennyIT Application ExecutiveCommented:
This will do it :

$Num = int(rand(24));
open (OUT, ">out.txt");
print OUT $Num;
close (OUT);
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wormboy__6Author Commented:
But how can i randomise a number between 2 predefined numbers...

eg if i have two strings

$Num1 = 100
$Num2 = 200

how can i generate a number between these two strings then write it to a txt file.
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monasCommented:
$num = $num1 + int($num2-$num1+1);
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monasCommented:
sorry,

$num = $num1 + int(rand($num2-$num1+1));
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jhurstCommented:
between or including - sorry, being picky here, but monas will generate values 100..200 inclusive, not between.  But more to the point, this is not random since the rand() will always seed with the same value.  You need an srand() to set the seed so that thewy are different.
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