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Creating a Box Plot in R

Steven Sanderson builds up a box plot:

Are you ready to dive into the world of data visualization in R? One powerful tool at your disposal is the box plot, also known as a box-and-whisker plot. This versatile chart can help you understand the distribution of your data and identify potential outliers. In this blog post, we’ll walk you through the process of creating box plots using R’s ggplot2 package, using the airquality dataset as an example. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced R programmer, you’ll find something valuable here.

Click through to learn what kind of information a box plot can provide, as well as how to create one using a variety of R libraries.