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R Statistics


Statistics Introduction

Statistics is the science of analyzing, reviewing and conclude data.

Some basic statistical numbers include:

  • Mean, median and mode
  • Minimum and maximum value
  • Percentiles
  • Variance and Standard Devation
  • Covariance and Correlation
  • Probability distributions

The R language was developed by two statisticians. It has many built-in functionalities, in addition to libraries for the exact purpose of statistical analysis.

You will learn about these features in the next chapter.