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Pandas DataFrame | head method

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Pandas DataFrame.head(~) method returns the first n rows of the DataFrame.

Parameters

1. n | int | optional

The number of rows you want returned. If a negative integer is provided, then all rows except the last n rows will be returned. By default, n=5.

Return Value

The first n rows of the DataFrame.

Examples

Consider the following DataFrame:

df = pd.DataFrame({"A":[3,4,5], "B":[6,7,8]})
df
   A  B
0  3  6
1  4  7
2  5  8

To fetch the first two rows:

df.head(2)
   A  B
0  3  6
1  4  7

To fetch all rows except the last:

df.head(-1)
   A  B
0  3  6
1  4  7
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