# JAX and NumPy

This lesson will explore the relationship between JAX and NumPy, since JAX can be treated as a parallelized version of NumPy.

This lesson assumes a certain level of familiarity with **NumPy**. Let’s first start with how normal **NumPy** and JAX relate.

## JAX Numpy

JAX has its own variant of **NumPy**, which we can import as:

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