Normalize columns of pandas data frame

I have a dataframe in pandas where each column has different value range. For example:

df:

    A     B   C
    1000  10  0.5
    765   5   0.35
    800   7   0.09

Any idea how I can normalize the columns of this dataframe where each value is between 0 and 1?

My desired output is:

    A     B    C
    1     1    1
    0.765 0.5  0.7
    0.8   0.7  0.18(which is 0.09/0.5)

You can use the package sklearn and its associated preprocessing utilities to normalize the data.

    from sklearn import preprocessing

    x = df.values #returns a numpy array
    min_max_scaler = preprocessing.MinMaxScaler()
    x_scaled = min_max_scaler.fit_transform(x)
    df = pandas.DataFrame(x_scaled)

For more information look at the scikit-learn documentation on preprocessing data: scaling features to a range.

From: stackoverflow.com/q/26414913

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