[R] Convert character string to number

From: Ken Liu <tyliu0522_at_yahoo.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Jun 2008 16:36:54 -0700 (PDT)


Hi,

I would like to convert a character vector

xxx <- c("1/2", "1/4")

to

yyy <- c(0.5, 0.25)

, but as.numeric didn't work for me. Could anyone give me a hint please?

Thanks,
Ken



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