[thelist] math help...

Peter Brunone (EasyListBox.com) peter at easylistbox.com
Thu Mar 16 15:37:44 CST 2006

Hi Brian,

   If memory serves, that's (10 + 26)^5, or 60,466,176 combinations.  Of course if you're randomizing, you have no guarantee of uniqueness, so I'm not surprised that you're seeing dupes.



 From: Brian Cummiskey Brian at hondaswap.com

My mind is going blank. Can anyone help me with some math.

I have a random string generator using 0-9 and A-Z, and filling 5 places 

How many posibilities is this? The math to solve this evades me.

I've noticed a few dupes after 35,000 records were inserted, so i want 
to make sure theres enough room to hold them before i tackle the 
procedure which checks for dupes (appearently its not working perfect??)

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