5 from 50 Number Generator.

sezuh

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hi,
would be possible to have number genarator to assign 10 columns with 5 numbers in each column,but with no 3 consecutive numbers to be assigned in any column at all.and also every time i run the code to give different numbers untill all 50 numbers been used.thank you in advane for any assistance.here an example:
Sheet1

<TABLE style="PADDING-RIGHT: 2pt; PADDING-LEFT: 2pt; FONT-SIZE: 11pt; FONT-FAMILY: Calibri,Arial; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #ffffff" cellSpacing=0 cellPadding=0 border=1><COLGROUP><COL style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; WIDTH: 30px"><COL style="WIDTH: 64px"><COL style="WIDTH: 64px"><COL style="WIDTH: 64px"><COL style="WIDTH: 64px"><COL style="WIDTH: 64px"><COL style="WIDTH: 64px"><COL style="WIDTH: 64px"><COL style="WIDTH: 64px"><COL style="WIDTH: 64px"><COL style="WIDTH: 64px"></COLGROUP><TBODY><TR style="FONT-WEIGHT: bold; FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center"><TD> </TD><TD>A</TD><TD>B</TD><TD>C</TD><TD>D</TD><TD>E</TD><TD>F</TD><TD>G</TD><TD>H</TD><TD>I</TD><TD>J</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 18px"><TD style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center">1</TD><TD>correct result</TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 18px"><TD style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center">2</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">1</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">2</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">3</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">4</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">5</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">6</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">7</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">8</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">9</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">10</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 18px"><TD style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center">3</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">20</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">11</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">12</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">13</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">14</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">15</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">16</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">17</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">18</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">19</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 18px"><TD style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center">4</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">30</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">29</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">28</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">27</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">26</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">25</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">24</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">23</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">22</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">21</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 18px"><TD style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center">5</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">35</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">36</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">31</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">32</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">33</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">34</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">38</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">37</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">40</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">39</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 18px"><TD style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center">6</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">42</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">43</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">44</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">45</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">41</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">50</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">48</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">49</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">47</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">46</TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 18px"><TD style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center">7</TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 18px"><TD style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center">8</TD><TD>not correct</TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD>correct</TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 18px"><TD style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center">9</TD><TD style="COLOR: #ff0000; TEXT-ALIGN: right">1</TD><TD style="COLOR: #ff0000; TEXT-ALIGN: right">25</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">6</TD><TD> </TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">1</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">2</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">3</TD><TD>></TD><TD>></TD><TD>></TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 18px"><TD style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center">10</TD><TD style="COLOR: #ff0000; TEXT-ALIGN: right">2</TD><TD style="COLOR: #ff0000; TEXT-ALIGN: right">26</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">11</TD><TD> </TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">11</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">20</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">29</TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 18px"><TD style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center">11</TD><TD style="COLOR: #ff0000; TEXT-ALIGN: right">3</TD><TD style="COLOR: #ff0000; TEXT-ALIGN: right">27</TD><TD style="COLOR: #ff0000; TEXT-ALIGN: right">42</TD><TD> </TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">28</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">31</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">30</TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 18px"><TD style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center">12</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">21</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">30</TD><TD style="COLOR: #ff0000; TEXT-ALIGN: right">43</TD><TD> </TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">32</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">33</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">34</TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD></TR><TR style="HEIGHT: 18px"><TD style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; BACKGROUND-COLOR: #cacaca; TEXT-ALIGN: center">13</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">40</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">31</TD><TD style="COLOR: #ff0000; TEXT-ALIGN: right">44</TD><TD> </TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">41</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">45</TD><TD style="TEXT-ALIGN: right">48</TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD><TD> </TD></TR></TBODY></TABLE>
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sezuh

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sorry i forgot to add:if the code to be run 49 times it would give a result of,every number would be paired with any other number 4 times exactly.
thanks
 

sezuh

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any help please?
 

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Help.....:rolleyes:
 

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IMO, you would be better of posting in a math forum (e.g., Drexel's mathforum.org).
 

energman58

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This is a variant of the "dining club" problem which is mathematically very hard to solve plus you have added a bunch of other constraints in that you cant have 3 consecutive numbers in any column. I suspect that you may have posed a problem that is too hard to solve (if there is a solution)
 

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