# Intro to Data Analysis (Udacity)

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Explore a variety of datasets, posing and answering your own questions about each. You'll be using the Python libraries NumPy, Pandas, and Matplotlib. This course will introduce you to the world of data analysis.

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You'll learn how to go through the entire data analysis process, which includes:

- Posing a question

- Wrangling your data into a format you can use and fixing any problems with it

- Exploring the data, finding patterns in it, and building your intuition about it

- Drawing conclusions and/or making predictions

You'll also learn how to use the Python libraries NumPy, Pandas, and Matplotlib to write code that's cleaner, more concise, and runs faster.

### Syllabus

LESSON 1

Data Analysis Process

- Learn about the data analysis process.

- Pose a question, wrangle your data, draw conclusions and/or make predictions.

- Complete an analysis of Udacity student data using pure Python, with few additional libraries.

LESSON 2

NumPy and Pandas for 1D Data

- Start learning to use NumPy and Pandas to make the data analysis process easier.

- Features that apply to one-dimensional data.

- Learn to use NumPy arrays, Pandas Series, and vectorized operations.

LESSON 3

NumPy and Pandas for 2D Data

- Continue learning about NumPy and Pandas, this time focusing on two-dimensional data.

- Learn to use two-dimensional NumPy arrays and Pandas DataFrames.

- Group your data and to combine data from multiple files.

LESSON 4

Investigate a Dataset

- Use NumPy and Pandas to go through the data analysis process on one of a list of recommended datasets.

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