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02-numpy.md: Loading data: update introductory text (#657)

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## Loading data into Python
In order to load our inflammation data, we need to access
([import]({{ page.root }}/reference/#import) in Python terminology) a library called
[NumPy](http://docs.scipy.org/doc/numpy/ "NumPy Documentation") which stands for Numerical Python.
In general you should use this library if you want to do fancy things with numbers,
especially if you have matrices or arrays. We can import NumPy using:
To begin processing inflammation data, we need to load it into Python.
We can do that using a library called
[NumPy](http://docs.scipy.org/doc/numpy/ "NumPy Documentation"), which stands for Numerical Python.
In general, you should use this library when you want to do fancy things with lots of numbers,
especially if you have matrices or arrays. To tell Python that we'd like to start using NumPy,
we need to [import]({{ page.root }}/reference/#import) it:
~~~
import numpy
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