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# How to Use na.rm to Handle Missing Values in R

We set na.rm = TRUE in common R functions to exclude missing (NA) values. This helps us compute accurate statistics and enhances the reliability of our results.

Jul 3, 2024 · 8 min read

### What is the na.rm parameter in R?

### How do you use na.rm in common R functions?

### Why is handling missing values important in data analysis?

### Can na.rm be used with data frames and lists in R?

### What are some advanced techniques for handling missing values in R?

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