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What is the difference between merge and append?

Merge and Append difference.

The merge() can only use columns (plus row-indices) and it is semantically suitable for database-style operations. .concat() can be used with either axis, using only indices, and gives the option for adding a hierarchical index.

The append() method in python adds a single item to the existing list. It doesn’t return a new list of items but will modify the original list by adding the item to the end of the list. After executing the method append on the list the size of the list increases by one