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Getting Started with R

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Beginner level

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2 hours
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No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.3

(344 reviews)

What you'll learn

  • Understand the basics of the R language

  • Work with the R data types and structures

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Guided Project

Learn, practice, and apply job-ready skills with expert guidance

Beginner level

Recommended experience

2 hours
Learn at your own pace
No downloads or installation required
Only available on desktop
Hands-on learning
4.3

(344 reviews)

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About this Guided Project

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. R Overview: What is R and why use R?

  2. R preliminaries: Writing basic R commands

  3. Basic Data Types in R

  4. Data Structures in R: Vectors

  5. Data Structures in R: Matrices

  6. Data Structures in R: Data frames

  7. Data Structures in R: List

  8. Installing Packages in R

  9. Importing data sets into R

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Competency in using the computer

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4.3 (42 ratings)
Arimoro Olayinka Imisioluwa
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How you'll learn

  • Skill-based, hands-on learning

    Practice new skills by completing job-related tasks.

  • Expert guidance

    Follow along with pre-recorded videos from experts using a unique side-by-side interface.

  • No downloads or installation required

    Access the tools and resources you need in a pre-configured cloud workspace.

  • Available only on desktop

    This Guided Project is designed for laptops or desktop computers with a reliable Internet connection, not mobile devices.

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