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Pandas: Calculate the number of characters in each word in a given series

Pandas: Data Series Exercise-25 with Solution

Write a Pandas program to calculate the number of characters in each word in a given series.

Sample Solution :

Python Code :

import pandas as pd
series1 = pd.Series(['Php', 'Python', 'Java', 'C#'])
print("Original Series:")
print(series1)
result = series1.map(lambda x: len(x))
print("\nNumber of characters in each word in the said series:")
print(result)

Sample Output:

Original Series:
0       Php
1    Python
2      Java
3        C#
dtype: object

Number of characters in each word in the said series:
0    3
1    6
2    4
3    2
dtype: int64

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