how to make random numbers?

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    how to make random numbers?

    Hey, im pretty new, and exploring C++, not the best started programming i know, but anyway..

    I want to make a simple program with a random number between 1 and 3, im not too sure how to do this. Any help would be great.

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    All spelling mistakes, syntatical errors and stupid comments are intentional.

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    yeah...

    srand(time(NULL)); //Just put this in, you need it

    x=1 + rand() % 3 //Random number 1 through 3

    make sure you know how the modulus operator works.

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