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Fávero, L. P., & Belfiore, P. (2019). Data science for business and decision making. Academic Press.
Read Chapter 3: Univariate Descriptive Statistics.
Chapter 3 discusses the main concepts of univariate descriptive statistics used to explore a single variable at a time. Appropriate visualizations to communicate findings are also discussed.
Read Chapter 4: Bivariate Descriptive Statistics.
Chapter 4 discusses the main concepts of bivariate descriptive statistics used to explore two variables at a time. Appropriate visualizations to communicate findings are also discussed.
365 Careers. (2018). R Programming for statistics and data science. Packt Publishing.
Watch Chapter 1: Getting Started.
The Chapter 1 video demonstrates how to download and install R and R Studio, how to install packages, how to maintain those packages use the library, and navigate the graphical user interface.
Fischetti, T. (2018). Data analysis with R (2nd ed.). Packt Publishing.
Read all sections between The Shape of Data and Visualization Methods.
These sections cover a variety of important topics including the shape of data; univariate data; frequency distributions; central tendency; spread; populations, samples, and estimation; probability distributions; and visualization methods.