Excel allows us to create a random list generator using the **RANDBETWEEN** function. This step by step tutorial will assist all levels of Excel users to create and use a random list generator in Excel.

* Figure 1. The final result of the formula*

**Syntax of the RANDBETWEEN Formula**

The generic formula for the RANDBETWEEN function is:

**=RANDBETWEEN(bottom, top)**

The parameters of the RANDBETWEEN function are:

**bottom**– a value from which we want to get a random value**top**– a value to which we want to get a random value.

**Create a Random List Generator Using the RANDBETWEEN Formula**

In the example, we want to generate a list of values between 1 and 10.

The formula for RANDBETWEEN in B3 looks like:

**=RANDBETWEEN(1, 10)**

The parameter **bottom **of the RANDBETWEEN function is 1 and the **top** is 10, as we want to get a list of values 1-10.

To apply the formula, we need to follow these steps:

- Select cell B3 and click on it
- Insert the formula:
`=RANDBETWEEN(1, 10)`

- Press enter
- Drag the formula down to the other cells in the column by clicking and dragging the little “+” icon at the bottom-right of the cell.

* Figure 2. Using the RANDBETWEEN formula*

After creating this formula, we can see that in column B we have the list of numbers 1-10.

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Hello, i am trying to create a cell that randomly generates results based on data input into a separate sheet. and a way to refresh that result. and can i chain these results? example: cell displays a random selection from page 2 and that selection would also be a randomly generated result from another subtable.

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