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Install Python3 on Windows 10

From the Python Download page, select the executable installer of Python3 suitable for you computer, x86-64 or X86.

Save it to the Downloads folder , open the folder and execute the installer executable, by double clicking on the filename.

After finishing it, open a command prompt, with administrator rights.

To test the installation give the command,


This should start python interpreter, otherwise try re-installing. Now install the Matplotlib plotting library by,

c:> pip install matplotlib

This should install Numpy and matplotlib

Start IDLE from the main menu. From the File menu of IDLE create new file. Type your program in it, save it with a .py extension and Press F5 to run it.

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