# [R] How to Save the residuals of an LM object greater or less than a certin value to an R object?

Peter Dalgaard pdalgd at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 12:40:54 CET 2018

```Also,

which( abs( stdresiduals ) > 2.5 )

will tell you which of the standardized residuals are bigger than 2.5 in absolute value. It returns a vector of indices, as in

> set.seed(1234)
> x <- rnorm(100)
> which (abs(x) > 2.5)
[1] 62
> x[62]
[1] 2.548991

-pd

> On 23 Feb 2018, at 05:56 , Jeff Newmiller <jdnewmil at dcn.davis.CA.us> wrote:
>
> Residuals are stored as a numeric vector. The R software comes with a document "Introduction to R" that discusses basic math functions and logical operators that can create logical vectors:
>
> abs( stdresiduals ) > 2.5
>
> It also discusses indexing using logical vectors:
>
> stdresiduals[ abs( stdresiduals ) > 2.5 ]
>
> Note that in most cases it is worth going  the extra step of making your example reproducible [1][2][3] because many problems arise from issues in the data or in code that you don't think is broken.
>
> [1] http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5963269/how-to-make-a-great-r-reproducible-example
>
>
> [3] https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/reprex/index.html (read the vignette)
> --
> Sent from my phone. Please excuse my brevity.
>
> On February 22, 2018 8:09:49 PM PST, faiz rasool <faiz7r at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear list members,
>>
>> I want to  save residuals above or less than a certain value to an R
>> object. I have performed a multiple linear regression, and now I want
>> to find out which cases have a residual of above + 2.5 and – 2.5.
>>
>> Below I provide the R  commands I have used.
>>
>> Reg<-lm(a~b+c+d+e+f) # perform multiple regression with a as the
>> dependent variable.
>>
>> Residuals<-residuals(reg) # store residuals to an R object.
>> stdresiduals<-rstandard(reg) #save the standardized residuals.
>> #now I want to type a  command that will save the residuals  of
>> certain range to an object.
>>
>> I realize that by plotting  the data I can quickly  see the  residuals
>> outside a certain boundtry, however, I am totally blind, so visually
>> inspecting the plot is not possible for me.
>>
>> Thank you for any help.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Faiz.
>>
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