Fundamentals of String Manipulation

Learn the basics of working with strings in R as you analyze World Cup data.


  • Learn to subset and pad strings.
  • Learn to manipulate strings to create new variables for data analysis.
  • Learn to combine strings to create data summaries.

Mission Outline

1. Working With Strings
2. Subsetting Strings by Position
3. Splitting Strings
4. Calculating Average Goals Per Month
5. Combining Strings
6. String Manipulations for Reformatting Match Dates
7. Padding Strings
8. Creating New Variables
9. Combining Strings to Create Match Summaries
10. Next Steps
11. Takeaways

Course Info:

Intermediate R Programming


The average completion time for this course is 10-hours.

This course is free. This course includes 4 missions and 1 guided project. This course is the 2nd course in the Data Analyst in R path.


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