# Why Do We Need R? | Bright Classroom Ideas

Hey, guys! While learning R language, have you ever wondered why we need to learn and use R? If yes, let’s follow our article. We will help you answer your question.

Firstly, we need to understand the definition of R.

# What is R?

R is a free software computer language. Ross Ihaka and Robert Gentleman created it in 1993. R has an extensive library of statistical and graphical techniques. It includes statistical inference, time series, linear regression, and machine learning techniques. Most R libraries…