R Essentials

How to earn this badge

This badge is earned after successfully completing all course activities and passing the test of the following Cognitive Class course:

Introduction to R Programming

R 101

Are you ready to dive head-first into R? In just a few hours you'll learn how to write your own R code, learn about R's data structures and create your own functions. You’ll even be able to import data and do some operations. Try our hands-on exercises as we guide your first steps into your data science journey with R.

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Why earn this badge?

This badge earner has acquired core skills for using the R programming language with practical use-cases. This includes Understanding R syntax, assigning variables and performing simple operations using R's vector data structures. Demonstrated understanding of other key areas includes arrays and data frames, conditional statements, debugging, and reading and writing data in R.

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