# How to import numpy in python?

Python packages make the language more unique and efficient. Apart from the inbuilt packages, there are too many external packages written and attached to Python. If you want to use these packages you simply have to install them.

NumPy is also a python package which stands for Numerical python.NumPy is an open-source numerical Python library.

NumPy contains a multi-dimensional array and matrix data structures.

It can be utilized to perform a number of mathematical operations on arrays such as trigonometric, statistical, and algebraic routines. Therefore, the library contains a large number of mathematical, algebraic, and transformation functions.

NumPy is an extension of Numeric and Numarray.

Numpy also contains random number generators.

### Install NumPy

There is simple command to install NumPy.

Use pip to install NumPy package:

syntax:-

pip install numpy

In this way we can install numpy and now we can easily import it in python.

syntax:-

import numpy or import numpy as np

In this way we can import numpy in python and use it in our program.