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Question:

All i want to do is match a number between 2-16, spanning 1 digit to 2 digits

according to http://www.regular-expressions.info/numericranges.html, they have examples for 1 or 2 digit ranges, but not something that spans both..if that makes sense.

`The regex [0-9] matches single-digit numbers 0 to 9. [1-9][0-9] matches double-digit numbers 10 to 99. `

Something like "^[2-9][1-6]$" matches 21 or even 96 lol. Any help would be appreciated.

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Solution:1

`^([2-9]|1[0-6])$ `

will match either a single digit between 2 and 9 inclusive, or a 1 followed by a digit between 0 and 6, inclusive.

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Solution:2

With delimiters (out of habit): `/^([2-9]|1[0-6])$/`

The regex itself is just: `^([2-9]|1[0-6])$`

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Solution:3

`^([2-9]|1[0-6])$ `

(**Edit:** Removed quotes for clarification.)

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Solution:4

(^[2-9]$|^1[0-6]$)

By specifying start and stop for each set of numbers you are looking for your regex won't also return 36, 46, ... and so on. I tried the above solution and found that this works best for staying within the range of 2-16.

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