How to install matplotlib in Python?

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Matplotlib is a Python library that helps to plot graphs. It is used in data visualization and graphical plotting.

To use matplotlib, we need to install it.

Step 1 − Make sure Python and pip is preinstalled on your system

Type the following commands in the command prompt to check is python and pip is installed on your system.

To check Python

python --version

If python is successfully installed, the version of python installed on your system will be displayed.

To check pip

pip -V

The version of pip will be displayed, if it is successfully installed on your system.

Step 2 − Install Matplotlib

Matplotlib can be installed using pip. The following command is run in the command prompt to install Matplotlib.

pip install matplotlib

This command will start downloading and installing packages related to the matplotlib library. Once done, the message of successful installation will be displayed.

Step 3 − Check if it is installed successfully

To verify that matplotlib is successfully installed on your system, execute the following command in the command prompt. If matplotlib is successfully installed, the version of matplotlib installed will be displayed.

import matplotlib
matplotlib.__version__
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Published on 11-Mar-2021 09:37:01
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