Boxplots

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Original Source: http://www.statmethods.net/graphs/boxplot.html

# Create some fake data about different types of casualties in a war
deaths <- c(234,234,643,74,323,67,34,78,434)
population <- factor(c("civilian", "soldier", "rebel"))
war <- cbind(deaths, population)
# Create a boxplot of the number of deaths, seperated by populaton type, with teach boxplot labelled with the factor name, and colored different shades of red
boxplot(deaths~population,data=war, main="Deaths By Type", xlab="Type of Victims", ylab="Number Of Deaths", names=population, col=c("red3","indianred4","orangered1"))

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