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VBMath Class

The VbMath module contains procedures used to perform mathematical operations.

System.Object
  Microsoft.VisualBasic.VBMath

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

[StandardModuleAttribute]
public sealed class VBMath

The VBMath type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodStatic memberRandomize()Initializes the random-number generator.
Public methodStatic memberRandomize(Double)Initializes the random-number generator.
Public methodStatic memberRnd()Returns a random number of type Single.
Public methodStatic memberRnd(Single)Returns a random number of type Single.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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This module supports the Visual Basic language keywords and run-time library members for generating random numbers.

This example uses the Rnd function to generate a random integer value in the range from 1 to 6.

' Initialize the random-number generator.
Randomize()
' Generate random value between 1 and 6. 
Dim value As Integer = CInt(Int((6 * Rnd()) + 1))

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.3, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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