How to split data into training/testing sets using sample function

There are numerous approaches to achieve data partitioning. For a more complete approach take a look at the createDataPartition function in the caret package.

Here is a simple example:


## 75% of the sample size
smp_size <- floor(0.75 * nrow(mtcars))

## set the seed to make your partition reproducible
train_ind <- sample(seq_len(nrow(mtcars)), size = smp_size)

train <- mtcars[train_ind, ]
test <- mtcars[-train_ind, ]

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