FAQ: Joining Tables in R - Joining

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In order to find the product description that’s part of the product ordered in order_id 3 I used the code below.
Seems a bit elaborate to me.
Is there a quicker way?
Thanks,
Willem

order_3_product <- orders %>%
  filter(order_id == 3) %>%
  select(product_id)

order_3_description <- products %>%
  filter(product_id == order_3_product$product_id) %>% 
  select(description) 
order_3_description

it is just: order_3_description<-“thing-a-ma-jig”
this was so low level it took me half an hour. I wondered why I didn’t learn any code for this