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import java.util.Random;
int pick(int a, int b){
	return a + new Random().nextInt(b - a + 1);
}
rand(a..b)
import "math/rand"
func pick(a,b int) int {
	return a + rand.Intn(b-a+1)
}
function pick(a, b) {
    return a + Math.floor(Math.random() * (b - a + 1));
}
import random
random.randint(a,b)
rand($a, $b)
import util.Random
a + Random.nextInt(b + 1)
my ($min, $max) = (5, 25);
my $val = $min + int(rand($max-$min));
extern crate rand;
use rand::distributions::{IndependentSample, Range};
fn pick(a: i32, b: i32) -> i32 {
    let between = Range::new(a, b);
    let mut rng = rand::thread_rng();
    between.ind_sample(&mut rng)
}
import std.random;
auto x1 = uniform(a, b+1);
auto x2 = uniform!"[]"(a, b);
import 'dart:math';
int pick(int a, int b) => a + new Random().nextInt(b - a + 1);
Math
var
  _a, _b, _r: Integer;
begin
  _r := RandomRange(_a, _b);
end; 
crypto:rand_uniform(A, B)
import System.Random
let pick (a, b) = randomRIO (a, b) :: IO Integer
 in pick (1, 6) >>= print

(+ a (rand-int (- b a)))
:crypto.rand_uniform(a, b)
math.random(a, b)
using System;
Random r = new Random();
return r.next(a, b + 1);
a - 1 + :rand.uniform(b-a+1)
#include <random>
std::mt19937 gen;
std::uniform_int_distribution<size_t> uid (a, b);
uid (gen);
real :: c
integer :: res

call random_number(c)
res = int((b-a+1)*c)
use rand::distributions::Uniform;
Uniform::new_inclusive(a, b).sample(&mut rand::thread_rng())
a+arc4random_uniform(b+1)