[R] breaks in hist()

Maarten van Gelder mvgelder at vt.edu
Tue Jun 26 20:02:10 CEST 2001

Sorry, I forgot to mention in my earlier post that I run version 1.2.3 on

I was using the hist() function to create a frequency table of some network
traffic data. The range in values is rather large, from 0 till just under
10e12. Calling hist(x, breaks=c(0,1000,1e6,1e9,1e12),plot=F,freq=T) causes
hist() to return :

[1] -1.0000e+05  1.0100e+05  1.1000e+06  1.0001e+09  1.0000e+12

Is this recalculation of the breaks by hist() intended?

Maarten van Gelder.
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