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Using Descriptive Statistics to Analyze Data in R
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Using Descriptive Statistics to Analyze Data in R

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What you'll learn

  • Learn how to calculate descriptive statistical metrics in order to describe a dataset in basic R

  • Create a data quality report file (exported to Excel in CSV format) from a dataset loaded in R

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1.5 hours
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Hands-on learning
4.6

(90 reviews)

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Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Load and view a real-world dataset in RStudio

  2. Calculate “Measure of Frequency” metrics

  3. Calculate “Measure of Central Tendency” metrics

  4. Calculate “Measure of Dispersion” metrics

  5. Use R’s in-built functions for additional data quality metrics

  6. Create a custom R function to calculate descriptive statistics on any given dataset

  7. Export the results of the descriptive statistics to a data quality report file

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The learner should know how information is stored in rows and columns in a table.

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Dr. Nikunj Maheshwari
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