R programming: Unexpected symbol error

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I'm new to R programming, I tried this simple function:

myfunction <- function(y){
     y <- rnorm(100)
     mean(y) 
}

myfunction()
[1] 0.05248908
dir()
[1] "myfunction.R"
source("myfunction.R")

I get the following error:

Error in source("myfunction.R") : myfunction.R:2:3: unexpected symbol 1: 2: R version

Dec 17, 2018 in Data Analytics by Tyrion anex
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1 answer to this question.

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Format your code this way:

myfunction <- function() {
  z <- rnorm(100)
  mean(z)
}

Let me know if this works.

answered Dec 17, 2018 by Sophie may
• 9,870 points

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