Pandas DataFrame: head() function

DataFrame - head() function

The head() function is used to get the first n rows.

This function returns the first n rows for the object based on position. It is useful for quickly testing if your object has the right type of data in it.


DataFrame.head(self, n=5)


Name Description Type/Default Value Required / Optional
n Number of rows to select. int
Default Value: 5

Returns: obj_head : same type as caller
The first n rows of the caller object.


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