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Python Data Science Basics Describing Data Max and Min

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Breaking down the arguments passed in for print(find_min_max(data_from_csv[1:], 2, 'max'))

I'd like to understand the following statement in more depth: print(find_min_max(data_from_csv[1:], 2, 'max'))

Here's what I understand at this point (please correct me if I'm wrong) -

Argument 1: "data_from_csv[1:]" - This refers to the row to start at in the csv file? [1:] skips the header row, and goes straight into row two. In the csv file, this would be:

399795110   119.83  Burberry London checked silk tie    870 Burberry    http://bim.shopstyle.com/pim/3c/27/3c27ee2884a1163917d41109fc3be1f3_best.jpg    Nude silk tie from Burberry London featuring a classic pointed design and a contrasting black and red house check print.    farfetch.com    _print  _silk

Argument 2: "2" - Refers to the column in the csv file...so in this case, it would be column two which is the 'priceLabel'?

I understand argument 3. No explanation needed.


Yeah I think that's pretty much it.

It's good to break it down and write it out though.

I have to admit, this course was a little tricky to follow along with...

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