RANDBETWEEN(1, 10) gives a random whole number between 1 and 10.

(RANDBETWEEN(0, 1) = 1) gives a random Yes/No value.

(RANDBETWEEN(0, 100) / 100.0) gives a random Decimal value between 0.00 and 1.00 with two digits after the decimal point.

INDEX({"Heads", "Tails"}, RANDBETWEEN(1, 2)) returns Heads or Tails as a Text value. See also: INDEX()

MID("ABCDE", RANDBETWEEN(1, 5), 1) returns a random letter from A to E as a Text value. See also: MID()

INDEX(Students[Name], RANDBETWEEN(1, COUNT(Students[Name]))) returns a randomly-chosen student's name. See also: COUNT()

ORDERBY(Cards[Card ID], RANDBETWEEN(1, 52)) returns the list of Card ID column values in a random order. See also: ORDERBY()


RANDBETWEEN( lower-bound , upper-bound )


  • lower-bound (any numeric type): the lowest random value that may be returned.

  • upper-bound (any numeric type): the highest random value that may be returned.

Return Value

A Number value: a randomly-chosen whole number no less than lower-bound and no greater than upper-bound.

See Also


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