On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the forbes data set which pertains to Forbes' Data on Boiling Points in the Alps. The forbes data set is found in the MASS R package. You can load the forbes data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("forbes"). This will load the data into a variable called forbes. If R says the forbes data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("MASS") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the forbes R data set. The size of this file is about 215 bytes.
Forbes' Data on Boiling Points in the Alps
A data frame with 17 observations on boiling point of water and barometric pressure in inches of mercury.
boiling point (degrees Farenheit).
barometric pressure in inches of mercury.
A. C. Atkinson (1985) Plots, Transformations and Regression. Oxford.
S. Weisberg (1980) Applied Linear Regression. Wiley.
Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.