Forbes: Forbes' data

Description Format Source References Examples


The data consists of 17 pairs of numbers corresponding to observed boiling point and corrected barometric pressure, at locations in the Alps.


This data frame contains three columns. The first two columns are identical to the data set named forbes in the MASS package.


Adjusted boiling point of water in degrees F.


Atmospheric pressure, in inches of Mercury


100 times log10(pres), rounded to two decimals


Forbes, J. (1857). Further experiments and remarks on the measurement of heights and boiling point of water. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 21, 235-243.


Weisberg, S. (2014). Applied Linear Regression, 4th edition. Hoboken NJ: Wiley.



Example output

Loading required package: car
Loading required package: effects
Loading required package: carData

Attaching package: 'carData'

The following objects are masked from 'package:car':

    Guyer, UN, Vocab

lattice theme set by effectsTheme()
See ?effectsTheme for details.
     bp  pres  lpres
1 194.5 20.79 131.79
2 194.3 20.79 131.79
3 197.9 22.40 135.02
4 198.4 22.67 135.55
5 199.4 23.15 136.46
6 199.9 23.35 136.83

alr4 documentation built on May 2, 2019, 2:13 p.m.

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