# Plot a graph in python using matplotlib

There are many libraries available in python to plot the graph.**matplotlib** is one of the widely used library to draw the graph.

**Install matplotlib using pip command**

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pip install matplotlib |

matplotlib helps developer to visualize the data in a graph format.Developers write separate logic to find the x axis and y axis values based on business requirement.Then they will plot the graph using those values to predict the business growth in the upcoming years.

matplotlib providing the **plot **function to draw the graph.We can specify the x label and y label name to understand the graph in better way.Then the show function is display the output to the users.

**Program to plot the graph**

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import matplotlib.pyplot as plt x=[1,5,7] y=[2,4,1] plt.plot(x,y) plt.xlabel('X axis') plt.ylabel('Y axis') plt.show() |