# Randomisation

In this lesson, we will be introduced to the concept of random numbers using Python documentation. We will determine what the random module is capable of, and how random numbers can be generated in Python. In computer science, random numbers are something that you are likely to use regularly. They are also used in areas such as cryptography, while pseudorandom numbers are used in video games, modelling, and simulations.

# Video

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# Worksheet

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# Randomisation

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.True or False: Pseudorandom number generation uses mathematical algorithms which are computer-generated and therefore highly predictable.

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Q2.If you want to comment on your code over multiple lines, what syntax should you use?

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Q3.When using the function randrange(1,5,2), what is the third value in the brackets used for?

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Q4.When using the function randrange(1,5,2), what is the second value in the brackets used for?

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#### Unit quizzes are being retired in August 2023

Why we're removing unit quizzes from the website >
Quiz:

# Randomisation

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Q1.True or False: Pseudorandom number generation uses mathematical algorithms which are computer-generated and therefore highly predictable.

1/4

Q2.If you want to comment on your code over multiple lines, what syntax should you use?

2/4

Q3.When using the function randrange(1,5,2), what is the third value in the brackets used for?

3/4

Q4.When using the function randrange(1,5,2), what is the second value in the brackets used for?

4/4

# Lesson summary: Randomisation

## Time to move!

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