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I'm aware that the google.com omnisearch textbox is capable of doing maths.

However, is it capable of giving me a random number? (I'm too lazy to roll a dice.)

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I can't find anything to suggest that you can do it with Google, but random.org has a random number generator on their home page that you can select start and end values and "roll" to get a number between.

They also have coin flippers and other random number related stuff.

Looks like the google calculator has a lot of features but random numbers is not one of them.

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Google does not have a function of random number generation. Instead, you can use Wolfram Alpha.

For example, this query generates a random real number between 0 and 1. Again, this query generates a random integer number between 0 and 100.

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Bookmark the following link. It will generate a random number between 1 and ? from your browser.

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