Random nextLong() method in Java with Examples

The nextGaussian() method of Random class returns the next pseudorandom, uniformly distributed long value from this random number generator’s sequence.

Syntax:

public long nextLong()

Parameters: The function does not accepts any parameter.



Return Value: This method returns the next pseudorandom, uniformly distributed long value.

Exception: The function does not throws any exception.

Program below demonstrates the above mentioned function:

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// program to demonstrate the
// function java.util.Random.nextLong()
  
import java.util.*;
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // create random object
        Random r = new Random();
  
        // get next long value and print the value
        System.out.println("Long value is = "
                           + r.nextLong());
    }
}

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Output:

Long value is = -9027907281942573746
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// program to demonstrate the
// function java.util.Random.nextLong()
  
import java.util.*;
public class GFG {
    public static void main(String[] args)
    {
  
        // create random object
        Random r = new Random();
  
        // get next long value and print the value
        System.out.println("Long value is = "
                           + r.nextLong());
    }
}

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Output:

Long value is = -2817123387200223163


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