Posted by **John Berkhamp** on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 2:09am.

The "random" numbers produced by computers aren't purely random. They are actually pseudo-random, meaning that they are produced by mathematical formulas that simulate randomness.The linear congruential generator takes a seed X0 and generates subsequent pseudo-random numbers using the formula:

Xn+1=(aXn+c) mod m

X1 is the first pseudo-random number generated, X2 is the second, and so on. Let R be the 2000th pseudo-random number generated by the linear congruential generator when X0=42, a=25, c=31, and m=2^20. What are the last three digits of R?

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- ap stats need help - Continuous Random Variable, I Let X be a random number ...
- Math - A toothpaste company did a survey at the mall. They found that 42.5% of ...
- Stats - Let Y be a random number between 0 and 1 produced by the idealized ...
- ap stats - Continuous Random Variable, I Let X be a random number between 0 and ...
- stats - Continuous Random Variable, I Let X be a random number between 0 and 1 ...
- statistics - samples of size n=900 are randomly selected from the population of ...
- algebra - Which of the following are examples of inferential statistics? Check ...
- Math, Please Help! - Suppose a dot is placed at random in a 10 x 10 graph grid ...
- Math - In a table of random digits, each digit is to occur with a probability of...
- Probability - For each of the following statements, determine whether it is true...

More Related Questions