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Re: Interesting problem

Ian Crawford wrote:
> Hmm.... interesting problem.
> Here's what I'm thinking.  Write a function that accepts one double
> parameter in the range (0,1).  The result of this function should be
> distributed the way you want them to be distributed and should average
> 4.2.  Pass the function a random number in the interval (0,1) and you've
> got yourself a random result.
> A couple good math textbooks might speed up your function.

The area under the "normal distribution" may be an
option.  IIRC it totals 1.  I couldn' get togetether
the mathematical details unfortunately, I forgot almost
all of calculus, etc. :O(