I want to generate a matrix of random numbers between 0 and 2.5 with length=8 and the sum of generated numbers be 20

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Mausmi Verma
Mausmi Verma on 22 Oct 2021
Commented: the cyclist on 22 Oct 2021
I want to generate a matrix of random numbers between 0 and 2.5
The length of generated matrix should be 8 and the total sum of generated matrix should be 20.
need help
thanks in advance

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the cyclist
the cyclist on 22 Oct 2021
Edited: the cyclist on 22 Oct 2021
Use the Random Numbers with Fixed Sum submission from the File Exchange.
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the cyclist
the cyclist on 22 Oct 2021
I read your question a bit more closely.
Of course, there is only one way to have 8 numbers that sum to 20, if the max is 2.5, which is to have all the numbers equal 2.5.
So, this function has returned the correct and only answer.

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