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# RandomComplex

gives a pseudorandom complex number with real and imaginary parts in the range 0 to 1.

RandomComplex[{zmin, zmax}]
gives a pseudorandom complex number in the rectangle with corners given by the complex numbers and .

RandomComplex[zmax]
gives a pseudorandom complex number in the rectangle whose corners are the origin and .

RandomComplex[range, n]
gives a list of n pseudorandom complex numbers.

RandomComplex[range, {n1, n2, ...}]
gives an ××... array of pseudorandom complex numbers.

## Details and OptionsDetails and Options

• RandomComplex chooses complex numbers with a uniform probability distribution in the rectangle specified.
• RandomComplex[range, WorkingPrecision->n] yields complex numbers with n-digit precision. Leading or trailing digits in the generated number can turn out to be 0.
• RandomComplex gives a different sequence of pseudorandom reals whenever you run Mathematica. You can start with a particular seed using SeedRandom.
• A Method option to SeedRandom can be given to specify the pseudorandom generator used.

## ExamplesExamplesopen allclose all

### Basic Examples (5)Basic Examples (5)

A random complex number with real and imaginary parts in the range 0 to 1:

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A random complex number in the rectangle with corners at and :

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A random complex number in the rectangle with corners at and :

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5 random complex numbers in the unit square:

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A 3×2 array of random complex numbers in the rectangle with corners at and :

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