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# Python for Basic Data Analysis: 1.10 Logical operators

Get started on your learning journey towards data science using Python. Equip yourself with practical skills in Python programming for the purpose of basic data manipulation and analysis.

## Logical operators

#### Logical operators

We use these operators to evaluate a statement to return either a  True  or a  False

Operator Syntax Description Example
and x and y This returns  True  if both x and y are true

x = 10
x > 5 and x < 15

or x or y This returns  True  if either x or y are true x = 10
x > 5 or x < 2
not not x Reverses a result, so if something is  True ,
not turns it  False
x = 10
not(x > 5 and x < 15)

Example

## Exercises

Use the operators to evaluate whether these statements are  True  or   False .

Qn Equation True or False?
1 x = 200
print(x > 4 or x < 300)
True  or   False
2 3 != 4 and 3 < 4  True  or   False
3 x = 200
print(not(x > 4 or x < 300))
True  or   False