Learn Python Basics for Data Science

Learn the fundamentals of the python programming language for Data Science. Practice and Solution Notebooks included.
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To demonstrate the use of the print function to display the output of a python program.
To demonstrate the use of variables to store data in a python program.
To demonstrate the use of comments to provide explanations of how your code works.
To demonstrate the use of arithmetic operators in a python program.
To demonstrate the use of various data types through conversion.
To demonstrate the use of lists to store data in Python programs.
To demonstrate the use of conditional (if) statements.
To demonstrate the use of dictionaries in a python program.
To demonstrate the use of for loops in a python program.
To demonstrate the use of while loops in a python program.
To demonstrate the use of functions in a python program.

Requirements

  • There are no pre-requisites for this course.
  • You will need a modern browser i.e. Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox.

Description

By the end of the course, you will be able to:

1. Use comments, variables, printing in a python program.

2. Use operators and data types in a python program.

3. Use conditional (If) statements in a python program.

4. Use lists and dictionaries in a python program.

5. Use for loops and while loops in a python program.

6. Use functions in a python program.


Who this course is for:

  • This course is designed for professionals with an interest in getting hands-on experience with the respective data science techniques and tools.

Course content

10 sections10 lectures57m total length
  • Introduction
    02:30

Instructor

Data Science Curriculum Designer
Valentine Mwangi
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I am a data science curriculum designer with experience in designing and facilitating data science workshops for boot camps. I will be taking you through introductory courses in data science with the goal of ensuring that your experience during this time will help you easily get started with data science. I believe that by the end of these courses the impact you will create will bring good to society and humanity overall.