Learn how to use R and start working with data in this introductory course.
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Time to completeApprox. 20 hours
Certificate of completionIncluded with paid plans
About this course
The R programming language is a widely used statistical language that works well with data. If you’re interested in data science, analysis, and visualization, you’ll want to learn how to use R.
Syllabus16 lessons • 10 projects • 10 quizzes
Hands-on learningDon’t just watch or read about someone else coding — write your own code live in our online, interactive platform. You’ll even get AI-driven recommendations on what you need to review to help keep you on track.
Projects in this course
Blood Transfusion AnalysisIn this project we will be using statistical techniques to make statements and draw conclusions about a blood tranfusion company's userbase.
Calculating Population Change Over Time with RIn this project, you will learn how to use the basics of R syntax and operations to make calculations.
Explore the 1985 Cars DatasetUse your knowledge of DataFrames, reader, and dplyr to explore this dataset about cars from 1985.
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Frequently asked questions about R
R is an open-source programming language designed for data science and statistics. It’s a powerful tool for working with data, and its documentation and supportive community offer helpful resources for new programmers.