# R Program to access the last value in a given vector

February 7, 2023, Learn eTutorial
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## How to access the last value in a given vector in R programming?

For writing an R program to access the last value in a given vector, we are using a built-in function tail(). The tail() function helps to return the last n rows of the dataset. The syntax of this method is like

`tail(x,n=number)`

where,

• x is the input dataset/data frame
• n is the number of rows that the function should display.

In this R program, we are printing the original vectors and then we directly give the values to built-in functions. And print the function result. Here we used variable A for assigning vector values.

## ALGORITHM

STEP 1: Assign variable A with vector values

STEP 2: First we are displaying the original vector values

STEP 3: Call the function tail as tail(A,n=1)

STEP 4: print the result of the function

## R Source Code

```                                          ```A= c(32, 40, 12, 23, 27, 38, 9, 17)
print("Original Vectors:")
print(A)
print("Access the last value of the vector:")
print(tail(A, n=1))
```
```

## OUTPUT

```[1] "Original Vectors:"
[1] 32, 40, 12, 23, 27, 38, 9, 17
[1] "Access the last value of the vector:"
[1] 17
```

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