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# Invalid Dimensions for Graphing and Equation

When I try to graph and equation, the calculator shows that there are invalid dimensions. How do i go about solving this problem?

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Hello,
I suspect you are using the TINspire in TI84PLUS mode (with the TI84 keyboard).
If that is the case, the simplest procedure is to turn off STATPLOTS.
Press [2nd][STATPLOT] [4:PlotsOff][ENTER]. Calculator displays Done.

Hope it helps.

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