Descriptive statistics is a method of summarizing a dataset quantitatively. These summaries can be simple quantitative statements about the data or a visual representation sufficient enough to be part of the initial description about the dataset.
To get a basic understanding about the dataset, we can use the built-in function
summary. This function quickly scans the dataset and provides the following information about the dataset. This will really help in getting a first-cut understanding about the data. This will be useful for numerical as well as categorical data.
The output is as follows:
summary function ...