# 10 reasons why you should learn R

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**10**. Can’t crack that hard Sudoku problem?? Use R!

**9**. Want to pick a skill that will give you an early adopter advantage?? Learn R! It is the leading open source statistical and data analysis programming language, and is heating up!

**8**. Need to run statistical calculations in your software application?? Deploy R! It integrates with many programming languages like Java, Ruby, C++, Python

**7**. Looking for reusable libraries to solve a complex problem?? Get R! It has 2000+ free libraries to use in areas of finance, natural language processing, cluster analysis, optimization, prediction, high performance computing etc.

**6**. No Windows, No Doors – R runs on all the platforms. Just name it and you got it!! Windows PC, Mac, Linux to name a few

**5**. Did you know how much fun stats can be- Try R!!

**4**. Are you updated with the current trends?? Leading firms like NY Times, Google, Facebook, Bank of America, Pfizer, Merck are all using R, where are you??

**3**. Need to run your own analysis?? Need to solve an optimization problem?? Struggling with Excel or SQL in your model??….. just few statements away – Try R!!

**2**. Want to create a compelling chart?? Try R!

**1**. Want the coolest job in 2014?? Learn Statistics. It is the future. Data Scientists will be the sexy job in 2018.

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