This task is all about setting up the software. There are a lot of readings, but many of them are short. Getting this first step done correctly and soon will set you up for success in the rest of the semester.
Doing readings teach you to do the things that a data analyst or scientist does.
swirlpackage. It is an interactive tutorial. First, run this code
install.packages('swirl'). Then load the library with this code
library(swirl)Then when presented with 15 different modules I recommend completing 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 12. (7 and 8 are optional, we will hit them again later in the semester). Say “no” when it asks if you want credit for completing a module.
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