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Pandas DataFrame: Select the specified columns and rows from a given DataFrame

Pandas: DataFrame Exercise-6 with Solution

Write a Pandas program to select the specified columns and rows from a given DataFrame.
Select 'name' and 'score' columns in rows 1, 3, 5, 6 from the following data frame.

Sample DataFrame:
exam_data = {'name': ['Anastasia', 'Dima', 'Katherine', 'James', 'Emily', 'Michael', 'Matthew', 'Laura', 'Kevin', 'Jonas'],
'score': [12.5, 9, 16.5, np.nan, 9, 20, 14.5, np.nan, 8, 19],
'attempts': [1, 3, 2, 3, 2, 3, 1, 1, 2, 1],
'qualify': ['yes', 'no', 'yes', 'no', 'no', 'yes', 'yes', 'no', 'no', 'yes']}
labels = ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e', 'f', 'g', 'h', 'i', 'j']

Sample Solution :

Python Code :

import pandas as pd
import numpy as np

exam_data  = {'name': ['Anastasia', 'Dima', 'Katherine', 'James', 'Emily', 'Michael', 'Matthew', 'Laura', 'Kevin', 'Jonas'],
        'score': [12.5, 9, 16.5, np.nan, 9, 20, 14.5, np.nan, 8, 19],
        'attempts': [1, 3, 2, 3, 2, 3, 1, 1, 2, 1],
        'qualify': ['yes', 'no', 'yes', 'no', 'no', 'yes', 'yes', 'no', 'no', 'yes']}
labels = ['a', 'b', 'c', 'd', 'e', 'f', 'g', 'h', 'i', 'j']

df = pd.DataFrame(exam_data , index=labels)
print("Select specific columns and rows:")
print(df.iloc[[1, 3, 5, 6], [1, 3]])

Sample Output:

Select specific columns and rows:
   score qualify
b    9.0      no
d    NaN      no
f   20.0     yes
g   14.5     yes                               

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