Create random float numbers using a range


How can you create random float numbers using a range in tsql?

Thank you

DECLARE @Upper float;
DECLARE @Lower float 
SET @Lower = 1.2 -- The lowest random number
SET @Upper = 7.6 -- The highest random number
SELECT Round(((@Upper - @Lower -1) * Rand() + @Lower), 0)

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crompnkData Management SpecialistAsked:
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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
Here you go.  Also I have an article you can look at that uses a lot of Rand() functions.

Declare @min float, @max float, @rand float

SELECT @min = 1.2, @max = 7.6
SELECT @rand = ((@max + 1) - @min) * Rand() + @min 

SELECT @rand

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Jim HornMicrosoft SQL Server Developer, Architect, and AuthorCommented:
Thanks for the grade.  Good luck with your project.  -Jim
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