# margin.table

##### Compute table margin

For a contingency table in array form, compute the sum of table entries for a given index.

- Keywords
- array

##### Usage

`margin.table(x, margin = NULL)`

##### Arguments

- x
an array

- margin
index number (1 for rows, etc.)

##### Details

This is really just `apply(x, margin, sum)`

packaged up for
newbies, except that if `margin`

has length zero you get
`sum(x)`

.

##### Value

The relevant marginal table. The class of `x`

is copied to the
output table, except in the summation case.

##### See Also

`prop.table`

and `addmargins`

.

##### Examples

`library(base)`

```
# NOT RUN {
m <- matrix(1:4, 2)
margin.table(m, 1)
margin.table(m, 2)
# }
```

*Documentation reproduced from package base, version 3.6.1, License: Part of R 3.6.1*

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