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pandas.api.types.is_number

pandas.api.types.is_number(obj) [source]

Check if the object is a number.

Returns True when the object is a number, and False if is not.

Parameters:

obj : any type

The object to check if is a number.

Returns:

is_number : bool

Whether obj is a number or not.

See also

pandas.api.types.is_integer
checks a subgroup of numbers

Examples

>>> pd.api.types.is_number(1)
True
>>> pd.api.types.is_number(7.15)
True

Booleans are valid because they are int subclass.

>>> pd.api.types.is_number(False)
True
>>> pd.api.types.is_number("foo")
False
>>> pd.api.types.is_number("5")
False

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