[R] error: could not find function "sd"

Ben Bolker bolker at ufl.edu
Wed Sep 16 13:54:35 CEST 2009

sselamat wrote:
> Hi, 
> Everytime I try to get the standard deviation of a vector and enter
> command of sd(x), i get a reply
> Error: could not find function "sd"
> Can someone help me please?
> Thanks. 

Hmmm.  Please provide more information, it's hard to imagine how this could
Results of sessionInfo() ???

 Here's the only way I could get this to happen:

> find("sd")
[1] "package:stats"
> detach("package:stats")
> sd(1)
Error: could not find function "sd"

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