Re: [R] Add function to histogram?

From: Francisco J. Zagmutt <>
Date: Thu 22 Sep 2005 - 08:11:18 EST

To be more precise, when using hist(prob=T) the y axis shows the densities. If you want relative frequencies (proportions) you can use the histogram(x, type=) function in the package lattice or write your own function.



>From: Vincent Goulet <>
>Subject: Re: [R] Add function to histogram?
>Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2005 17:10:55 -0400
>Le 20 Septembre 2005 09:53, Robert Lundqvist a écrit :
> > Is there any neat way to add a curve (frequency function or the like) to
> > histogram or other plots? I haven't found one yet...
>The one key thing here is not to forget "prob=TRUE" in the call to hist(),
>ensure that the y-axis is scaled in proportions, not in frequencies.
> Vincent Goulet, Professeur agrégé
> École d'actuariat
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> mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Thu Sep 22 08:15:58 2005

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