- Generate random data
- Create one or more columns of random data from a column of data or from a selected data distribution. In Minitab, choose
- To create a random sample from the data in your worksheet, choose Sample from Columns.
- To create a random sample from a particular distribution, specify the distribution and the parameters.

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- Specify the random number generator
- Specify a starting point for the random number generator so that you can generate the same set of random data in the future. In Minitab, choose .
- Calculate PDF, CDF, or inverse CDF for a distribution
- Calculate the PDF, CDF, or inverse CDF for the distribution that you choose. In Minitab, choose .