Python Number randrange() Method


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Description

The method randrange() returns a randomly selected element from range(start, stop, step).

Syntax

Following is the syntax for randrange() method −

randrange ([start,] stop [,step])

Note − This function is not accessible directly, so we need to import random module and then we need to call this function using random static object.

Parameters

  • start − Start point of the range. This would be included in the range.

  • stop − Stop point of the range. This would be excluded from the range.

  • step − Steps to be added in a number to decide a random number.

Return Value

This method returns a random item from the given range

Example

The following example shows the usage of randrange() method.

#!/usr/bin/python
import random

# Select an even number in 100 <= number < 1000
print "randrange(100, 1000, 2) : ", random.randrange(100, 1000, 2)

# Select another number in 100 <= number < 1000
print "randrange(100, 1000, 3) : ", random.randrange(100, 1000, 3)

When we run above program, it produces following result −

randrange(100, 1000, 2) :  976
randrange(100, 1000, 3) :  520

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