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PHP - Random helper functions
// Returns a random float value between "$min" and "$max".
// Usage: $latitude = randomFloat(53.394655, 53.694865)
function randomFloat($min, $max) {
return $min + lcg_value() * abs($max - $min);
// Returns a random argument, passed to this function.
// Usage: $fruit = randomArgument('Apple', 'Banana', 'Strawberry');
function randomArgument() {
$numberOfArguments = func_num_args();
$randomArgument = mt_rand(0, $numberOfArguments - 1);
return func_get_arg($randomArgument);
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