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R Data Analysis Cookbook - Second Edition by Kuntal Ganguly

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The summary() function gives a six number summary for numerical variables: minimum, first quartile, median, mean, third quartile, and maximum. For factors (or categorical variables), the function shows the counts for each level; for character variables, it just shows the total number of available values.

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