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Exploratory Data Analysis in Python for Absolute Beginners

In this live codealong, you will be introduced to the basics of exploring new datasets. Using hotel booking demand data, you will calculate summary statistics and draw visualizations to generate insights. After the code-along, you will get access to a solution notebook to use as a future reference!

We will be using DataCamp Workspace. All you need is a DataCamp account. If you need help, read the Getting Started with Workspace tutorial. Note that members of some enterprise groups do not yet have access to use DataCamp Workspace. Create a free DataCamp account with your personal email address to follow along.

Key takeaways:

  • How to use the pandas package to manipulate data and calculate summary statistics.

  • How to use the Plotly Express package to draw data visualizations.

How exploratory data analysis is used to get insights about your data.

Additional resources:

Follow along with this training in Workspace.

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Filip Schouwenaars

Head of DataCamp Workspace

Data science educator and enthusiast, leading the development of DataCamp Workspace

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