5.1 Learning Outcomes

After completing this lab, you will be able to do the following in R Commander and SPSS:

  • Create new variables based on transformations of existing variables
  • Compute z scores

This lab will also draw on the following skills learned in earlier labs. You can review previous labs at any time.

You can download the dataset we will be using in this lab here. In R Commander, you can load the Davis dataset directly from the carData package. For further information about the dataset and variables, refer to the documentation.