20.34 Word Length Counts
A simple plot is then effective in showing the distribution of the word lengths. Here we create a single column data frame that is passed on to ggplot2::ggplot() to generate a histogram, with a vertical line to show the mean length of words.
data.frame(nletters=nchar(words)) %>% ggplot(aes(x=nletters)) + geom_histogram(binwidth=1) + geom_vline(xintercept=mean(nchar(words)), colour="green", size=1, alpha=.5) + labs(x="Number of Letters", y="Number of Words")
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