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How to generate only random even or odd numbers in Excel?

In this tutorial, I will introduce some formulas to help you generate only random even numbers or only random odd numbers in Excel.

Randomize only even numbers

Randomize only odd numbers

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arrow blue right bubble Randomize only even numbers

Here is a formula in Excel can only randomize even numbers.

Select a blank cell, and type this formula =EVEN(RANDBETWEEN(X,Y)) (X and Y indicate any integer numbers, and X<Y), for instance, I want to randomize even numbers between -5 and 10, now I type =EVEN(RANDBETWEEN(-5,10)) into an empty cell, press Enter key, if you need, you can drag the fill handle to a range with this formula.
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arrow blue right bubble Randomize only odd numbers

To only randomize odd numbers in Excel, you can do as this:

Select a cell and use this formula =ODD(RANDBETWEEN(X,Y)) (X and Y indicates any integer numbers, and X<Y), for instance, here I will generate random odd numbers in a range of -12 and 12, now I type =ODD(RANDBETWEEN(-12, 12)) into a cell, then press Enter key. If you need, you can drag the fill handle to fill a range with this formula.
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arrow blue right bubble Randomize integers, dates, times, strings or custom list in Excel

If you are insterested in inserting random integers, dates, times, text strings and custom list, you can free install Kutools for Excel and apply its Insert Random Data utility to achieve the tasks.

Kutools for Excel, with more than 300 handy functions, makes your jobs more easier. 

After free installing Kutools for Excel, please do as below:

Select a range and click Kutools > Insert > Insert Random Data.
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