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Visualizing Univariate Data Distributions in R

Steven Sanderson reviews the shape of the data:

Understanding the distribution of your data is a fundamental step in any data analysis process. It gives you insights into the spread, central tendency, and overall shape of your data. In this blog post, we’ll explore two popular functions in R for visualizing data distribution: density() and hist(). We’ll use the classic Iris dataset for our examples. Additionally, we will introduce the {TidyDensity} library and show how it can be used to create distribution plots.

Click through for three different functions for visualizing the density of a variable.