Density curve of histogram plot in R

September 1, 2011

(This article was first published on One Tip Per Day, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers)


To add density curve on a histogram, like the green curve above, use code below:

#plot the distribution
hist(slope, breaks=1000, freq=F, main=main, xlab="Slope Value (percent)", xlim=c(0,150), ylim=c(0,.05) )
lines(density(slope, bw=1), col="green")

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