Week 2 Lab: Table Operations

Tables are the most important data structure within Data Science. Databases, our conceptions of data revolve about this notion that data consist of individuals that have numerical and categorical attributes. Each row therefore consists of an invidiual, a column represents that different attribute of a certain individual. Due to the centrality of tabular data within Data Science, it is essential that you understand how to manipulate data in a table. In this lab, we will be discovering and playing around with the most important ways to perform filtering, sorting and other fundamental functionalities. Additionally, we will slowly be ramping up the python syntax in the class.

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