Tidy Data

Learn about the tidy data format.

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Now, let’s learn about the concept of a tidy data format with an example from the fivethirtyeight package.  The fivethirtyeight package (Kim et al., 2019) provides access to the datasets used in many articles published by the data journalism website.

Let’s focus our attention on the drinks data frame and look at its first five rows of output:

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