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Beginner

Expand your spreadsheets vocabulary by diving deeper into data types, including numeric data, logical data, and missing data.

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Course Description

This course will expand your Google Sheets vocabulary. You'll dive deeper into data types, practice manipulating numeric and logical data, explore missing data and error types, and calculate some summary statistics. As you go, you'll explore datasets on 100m sprint world records, asteroid close encounters, benefit claims, and butterflies.
1. 1

What's in a cell?

Free

In which you learn to interrogate cells to determine the data type of their contents, and to convert between data types.

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Data types for data science
50 xp
What IS*() the data type?
100 xp
Checking rarer data types
100 xp
Finding missing data
100 xp
Dteectnig bdaly tpyed dtaa
100 xp
Convert or die!
50 xp
Making numbers while the sun shines
100 xp
How the 104% live
100 xp
Converting logical values to numbers
100 xp
Preaching to the CONVERT()ed
100 xp
2. 2

Working with numbers

In which you learn to apply log and square root transformations to numbers, round them up and down, and generate random numbers.

3. 3

Logic & Errors

In which you learn how to work with logical data consisting of TRUE and FALSE values, and how to handle missing values and errors.

4. 4

Positional Matching

In which you learn about cell addresses, advanced matching, sorting and filtering, and simple imputation.

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Richie Cotton

Data Evangelist at DataCamp

Richie is a Data Evangelist at DataCamp. He has been using R since 2004, in the fields of proteomics, debt collection, and chemical health and safety. He has released almost 30 R packages on CRAN and Bioconductor – most famously the assertive suite of packages – as well as creating and contributing to many others. He also has written two books on R programming, Learning R and Testing R Code.
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• Alexander P.
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• Igor R.
3 months

Great course and lecture as well as all others in Spreadsheets Fundamentals skill track. It totally changed my perception of spreadsheets as a kind of old-fashioned gizmo. Huge and powerful instrument. Great content!

• Joshua M.
4 months

Excellent tutorials

• Alexander P.
5 months

Excellent course

• Gorkem K.
11 months

I enjoyed and learned. Thanks.

Alexander P.

"Great course and lecture as well as all others in Spreadsheets Fundamentals skill track. It totally changed my perception of spreadsheets as a kind of old-fashioned gizmo. Huge and powerful instrument. Great content!"

Igor R.

"Excellent tutorials"

Joshua M.