FAQ: Introduction to NumPy - Selecting Elements from a 1-D Array

This community-built FAQ covers the “Selecting Elements from a 1-D Array” exercise from the lesson “Introduction to NumPy”.

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Data Science

Introduction to Statistics with NumPy

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in this exercise , we’re asked to select scores of two students and to save them in an array named manual_adwoa_test_1 , I’ve typed manual_adwoa_test_1 = test_1[1:3] , and the task box didn’t turn green until I’ve had it changed into manual_adwoa_test_1 = np.array([test_1[1], test_1[2]]). So why is that, knowing that by printing the output of both statements I’ve got the same thing : [98 44]?

Just want to point out that the name is Manuel not Manual

How can jeremy_test_2 be a variable and manual_adwoa_test_1 be an array?