SEM in R (using Lavaan)

1. Load the Data

# 1.1. Load the data file as a table
t1 = read.table('C:\\Users\\janedoe\\Documents\\filename.dat', na.strings='.')

# 1.2. Assign headings to the tabular data using the c() function to combine string values into a vector
names(t1) = c("chapter_id", "book_id", "avg_rating", "word_count", "reading_level", "reading_difficulty", "reading_minutes", "reading_likelihood")

# 1.3. Review the headings and top 10 rows of the table to make sure that headings and data match
head(t1, 10)

2. Load Libraries

# 2.1. Load the lavaan library

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