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Beside their mode and length, objects have other properties which we will learn about as we progress. 1 Orientation The following is a general exposition of the idea of objects. This section is not related to R directly. Rather, it is conceptual. It is intended to demystify some of the baffling aspects of R. g. Excel, Oracle, other database management systems, programming languages) distinguish between what we call data types. For example, in Excel, you can format a column so that it is known to contain numbers, or text, or dates.

The function takes two unnamed (required) arguments: the data (e[, 2 : 5] in our case) and a function to be applied to the elements of the data (columns in our case). The function we apply is sum(). So the effect of sapply(e[, 2 : 5],sum) is to apply sum to each column and return them in an array, like this: > sapply(e[, 2 : 5], sum) Gore Bush Buchanan 2909117 2910078 17465 Nader 97416 Now barplot() puts the column name (candidate) on the x-axis and uses the data to scale the heights of the bars.

3. Use your discovery of letters and LETTERS to create a vector x of the first 10 lower case alphabet letters. 4. What is the mode of x? 5. What happens when you coerce x to logical? 6. What happens when you coerce x to numeric? 7. Now let x <- 0 : 10. What happens when you coerce x to logical? 8. 1. What would be the results of the following statements? Why? > x <- c(TRUE, TRUE, FALSE) ; y <- c(0, 0, 0) > x & y > x && y 2. Write a short script that uses a for loop to create a vector x of length 10.

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