# Introduction to Multi-way ANOVA

Get introduced to the multi-way ANOVA.

## Getting started

The model commonly referred to as a linear model, or `lm()`

, is one of the most flexible and valuable models in statistics. We’ll discuss generalized linear models (GLMs) in upcoming chapters. These types of models allow us to analyze non-normally distributed data. Before we get started, let’s load all the packages we need for this lesson. This is something we like to do at the head of any script file.

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