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Counting Groups in R

Steven Sanderson counts items in a group:

As data-driven decision-making becomes more critical in various fields, the ability to extract valuable insights from datasets has never been more important. One common task is to calculate counts by group, which can shed light on trends and patterns within your data. In this guide, we’ll explore three different approaches to achieve this using the powerful R programming language. So, let’s dive into the world of grouped counting with the help of the classic mtcars dataset!

Read on for the base R solution, the dplyr solution (which looks a lot like how we’d solve it in SQL), and the data.table solution.