Matplotlib is a Python library used to create charts and graphs.

###### Installation

```
$ sudo python3.6 -m pip install pandas
```

###### Simple Line plot

```
import codecademylib
from matplotlib import pyplot as plt
days = [0, 1, 2, 3, 4,5,6]
money_spent = [10, 12, 12, 10, 14,22,24]
plt.plot(days, money_spent)
plt.show()
```

multiple line plots displayed on the same set of axes.

```
import codecademylib
from matplotlib import pyplot as plt
time = [0, 1, 2, 3, 4]
revenue = [200, 400, 650, 800, 850]
costs = [150, 500, 550, 550, 560]
plt.plot(time, revenue)
plt.plot(time, costs)
plt.show()
```

Plot options

```
import codecademylib
from matplotlib import pyplot as plt
time = [0, 1, 2, 3, 4]
revenue = [200, 400, 650, 800, 850]
costs = [150, 500, 550, 550, 560]
plt.plot(time,revenue,color='purple',linestyle='--')
# marker='o' is circle; s is squar , * is star
plt.plot(time,costs,color='#82edc9',marker='s')
plt.show()
```

###### special

zoom in and zoom out

```
# first wto are x coordinates and last two and y coordinates
plt.axis([0, 12, 2900, 3100])
#Labelling the axis
plt.xlabel('Time of day')
plt.ylabel('Happiness Rating (out of 10)')
plt.title('My Self-Reported Happiness While Awake')
```

###### Creating subplots

he command plt.subplot(2, 3, 4) would create “Subplot 4” from the figure above.

Any plt.plot that comes after plt.subplot will create a line plot in the specified subplot

```
import codecademylib
from matplotlib import pyplot as plt
x = range(7)
straight_line = [0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]
parabola = [0, 1, 4, 9, 16, 25, 36]
cubic = [0, 1, 8, 27, 64, 125, 216]
# Subplot 1
plt.subplot(2, 1, 1)
plt.plot(x, straight_line)
# Subplot 2
plt.subplot(2, 2, 3)
plt.plot(x, parabola)
# Subplot 3
plt.subplot(2, 2, 4)
plt.plot(x, cubic)
plt.subplots_adjust(wspace=0.35, bottom=0.2)
plt.show()
```

Adding legends

```
plt.legend(['Hyrule', 'Kakariko','Gerudo Valley'],loc=8)
```

###### specific ticks

```
ax.set_xticks([1, 2, 4])
ax.set_yticks([0.1, 0.6, 0.8])
ax.set_yticklabels(['10%', '60%', '80%'])
```

Working example

```
from matplotlib import pyplot as plt
month_names = ["Jan", "Feb", "Mar", "Apr", "May", "Jun", "Jul", "Aug", "Sep","Oct", "Nov", "Dec"]
months = range(12)
conversion = [0.05, 0.08, 0.18, 0.28, 0.4, 0.66, 0.74, 0.78, 0.8, 0.81, 0.85, 0.85]
plt.xlabel("Months")
plt.ylabel("Conversion")
plt.plot(months, conversion)
# Your work here
ax = plt.subplot()
ax.set_xticks(months)
ax.set_xticklabels(month_names)
ax.set_yticks([0.10, 0.25, 0.5, 0.75])
ax.set_yticklabels(['10%', '25%', '50%','75%'])
plt.show()
```

###### Axis lables

```
plt.xlabel('Time of day')
plt.ylabel('Happiness Rating (out of 10)')
plt.title('My Self-Reported Happiness While Awake')
plt.show()
```

###### Showing legends

```
plt.legend(['parabola', 'cubic'], loc=6)
plt.show()
```

###### saving fig

```
plt.figure(figsize=(7, 3))
plt.plot(years, power_generated)
plt.savefig('power_generated.png')
```

##### Different type of graphs

###### bargraph

```
from matplotlib import pyplot as plt
drinks = ["cappuccino", "latte", "chai", "americano", "mocha", "espresso"]
sales = [91, 76, 56, 66, 52, 27]
plt.bar(range(len(drinks)), sales)
#create your ax object here
ax = plt.subplot()
ax.set_xticks([0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5])
ax.set_xticklabels(["cappuccino", "latte", "chai", "americano", "mocha", "espresso"],
rotation=90)
plt.show()
```

adjecent bargraph

```
from matplotlib import pyplot as plt
drinks = ["cappuccino", "latte", "chai", "americano", "mocha", "espresso"]
sales1 = [91, 76, 56, 66, 52, 27]
sales2 = [65, 82, 36, 68, 38, 40]
#Paste the x_values code here
n = 1 # This is our first dataset (out of 2)
t = 2 # Number of dataset
d = 6 # Number of sets of bars
w = 0.8 # Width of each bar
store1_x = [t*element + w*n for element
in range(d)]
plt.bar(store1_x, sales1)
#Paste the x_values code here
n = 2 # This is our second dataset (out of 2)
t = 2 # Number of dataset
d = 6 # Number of sets of bars
w = 0.8 # Width of each bar
store2_x = [t*element + w*n for element
in range(d)]
plt.bar(store2_x, sales2)
plt.show()
```

###### Creating range

```
from matplotlib import pyplot as plt
months = range(12)
month_names = ["Jan", "Feb", "Mar", "Apr", "May", "Jun", "Jul", "Aug", "Sep", "Oct", "Nov", "Dec"]
revenue = [16000, 14000, 17500, 19500, 21500, 21500, 22000, 23000, 20000, 19500, 18000, 16500]
#your work here
ax = plt.subplot()
ax.set_xticks(months)
ax.set_xticklabels(month_names)
y_upper = [1.1*i for i in revenue]
y_lower = [0.9*i for i in revenue]
plt.fill_between(range(len(months)), y_lower, y_upper, alpha=0.2)
plt.plot(range(len(months)),revenue)
plt.show()
```

##### Pie charts

```
from matplotlib import pyplot as plt
payment_method_names = ["Card Swipe", "Cash", "Apple Pay", "Other"]
payment_method_freqs = [270, 77, 32, 11]
plt.pie(payment_method_freqs, autopct="%0.1f%%")
plt.axis('equal')
plt.legend(payment_method_names)
plt.show()
```

##### Histogram

```
a = normal(loc=64, scale=2, size=10000)
b = normal(loc=70, scale=2, size=100000)
plt.hist(a, range=(55, 75), bins=20, alpha=0.5, normed=True)
plt.hist(b, range=(55, 75), bins=20, alpha=0.5, normed=True)
plt.show()
```

Please refer to matplotlib tutorial for further information.