# Python: Generate a Random Integer between Min and Max

To generate a random integer between two given integers, the quickest and most convenient way is to use the `randint()` function from the `random` module. The minimum and maximum values are both included (that means one of them has a chance to be the result you get).

Syntax:

``result = random.randint(min, max)``

For more clarity, see the example below.

Example:

``````import random

# Generate a random integer between 0 and 100
print(random.randint(0, 100))

# Generate a random integer between -100 and 100
print(random.randint(-100, 100))

# Generate a random integer between 200 and 500
print(random.randint(200, 500))``````

Output (the output will change each time you execute the code because of the randomness):

``````24
17
237``````

## Alternatives

In general, it’s often possible that you can find more than one way to solve a problem in Python. Besides the technique mentioned above, you can also create a random integer between min and max like this:

``result = random.randrange(min, max + 1)``

Or:

``result = random.choice(range(min, max + 1))``

Both min and max have a chance as a result, no upper or lower bounds are excluded.

Example:

``````import random

# comment out this line if you want to get different results
# each time you run the code
random.seed(1)

# min = 1, max = 9
x = random.randrange(1, 10)
print(x)

# min = 10, max = 20
y = random.choice(range(10, 21))
print(y)``````

Output:

``````3
19``````

Hope this helps. Happy coding!

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