ELI5: Explain Like I'm 5


R is a kind of computer language that is used by scientists and other people to process data and make things happen. It's like a way to give a set of instructions to your computer so it knows what to do and how to do it. For example, if you have a set of numbers you can use R to add them up or analyze them in different ways. So it's like a bunch of instructions that you give to your computer to help you do your work!
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