How to compute the median of a DataFrame with Pandas using Python

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The median is another one of the most important tool of a Data Scientist.

With the DataFrame.median() method, you can compute the median of the entire DataFrame or of a specific column.

Here is the code

# To use dataframes
import pandas as pd

# We create a sample dataframe
df = pd.DataFrame({"col1" : [2, 1, 4, 2, 0]})

# We compute and show the median value of a specific dataframe column

# We compute and show the median value of the entire dataframe

Here you are! You now know how to compute the median value of DataFrame with Pandas using Python.

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