[R] 'mean' function

Martin Lam tmlammail at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 30 23:58:41 CEST 2005

Type "?mean" and hit "enter" in the console to see the
description of the function.

# randomly draw 5 numbers between 1 and 10 without
randomlist = sample(1:10, 5)
# calculate the mean of the list
meanoflist = mean(randomlist)
# show the result



--- Lisa Wang <lisawang at uhnres.utoronto.ca> wrote:

> Hello,
> Could you please let me know how to see the "mean"
> function in R  . The
> following is what I see when type in "mean" and
> "enter"
> mean
> function (x, ...)
> UseMethod("mean")
> <environment: namespace:base>
> I would like to see how the function is writen.
> Thanks a lot
> Lisa Wang
> Toronto, Ca
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