**MISSION 291**

# Introduction to Pandas

Learn how to use the pandas library to work with data.

#### Objectives

#### Mission Outline

1. Understanding pandas and NumPy

2. Introducing DataFrames

3. Selecting Columns From a DataFrame by Label

4. Column selection shortcuts

5. Selecting Items from a Series by Label

6. Selecting Rows From a DataFrame by Label

7. Series and Dataframe Describe Methods

8. More Data Exploration Methods

9. Assignment with pandas

10. Using Boolean Indexing with pandas Objects

11. Using Boolean Arrays to Assign Values

12. Challenge: Top Performers by Country

13. Next Steps

14. Takeaways