Learning Objectives

  • Become comfortable with the RStudio Interface
  • Understand how to record written explanations and code chunks in an RMarkdown file and knit the file into a report
  • Understand how to fill out a lab check-in quiz
  • Run some fun, basic commands in R

This lab will require you to run some very basic commands in R. You will explore the various windows in the RStudio interface. You will also practice recording your answers in an RMarkdown lab report and submitting a Canvas check-in quiz.

Getting Started

Hopefully you were able to download R and RStudio by following the Prelab instructions. If so, go ahead and launch RStudio. You should see a window that looks like the image shown below.