# Data Class Conversion

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Data in R can be converted from one class to the other. The function is prefixed with **Analysis with R**, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here)Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don't.

**as.**then followed by the name of the data class that we wish to convert to. Data class in R are the following:

- numeric –
**as.numeric** - vector –
**as.vector** - character –
**as.character** - matrix –
**as.matrix** - data frame –
**as.data.frame**

Notice the difference between the output of the

**data**variable and the converted one,

**data.ch**. The output differs only with this character ‘ ” ‘. This character that encloses every data points suggests that the data is now in character form. And this can be verified using the function

**class**,

Consider this data,

These objects are in numeric class, and converting these to data frame with three variables, would be

And this can be further converted to matrix class,

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