Yesterday I learned that the first step of mastering statistics is to master the art of exploring data.

Exploring Data Types

Categorical data is data that can be in groups. They are labels. In the R programming language, they are called factors. Generally categorical data you will use a bar chart or pie chart to explore data. The distribution of categorical data are counts, frequency, or percentage.

For quantitative data, you would use a histogram, line chart, or stem plot ( only if the data is small).

Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA) workflow

  • Study each individual variable
  • Study the relationships between…

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