Question about Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

I get an error when trying to draw the graph of any fuction. It a dimenssion error

You're probably trying to graph a function that does not involve stat plot features. You can correct this by turning off the stat plot features. Press "2ND" "STAT PLOT" and then select 4:PlotsOff.

Posted on Jan 25, 2010

Press the Menu key. Use arrows to highlight the Graph utility. The function input screen opens so that you can type in the function

Y1=-X^2+5X-3You can play with the line style, or other features.

Press ENTER EXE to validate. Then Press the Function key to activate the Draw tab.

Y1=-X^2+5X-3You can play with the line style, or other features.

Press ENTER EXE to validate. Then Press the Function key to activate the Draw tab.

Oct 15, 2012 | Casio FX-9750GPlus Calculator

1. To graph a function, Press [Y=] to enter the function editor.

2. Type in a legitimate function.

3. Press ENTER to validate the function.

4. Press the GRAPH key to draw the graph.

5. Play with the window dimensions or use the ZOOM feature

to see more of the graph (or less).

Try your settings by drawing the function y= x

If you have problem with Invalid Dimension or other errors, turn the

Statistical Plots OFF.

To do so, press [SHIFT] [Y=] to open the Stat Plots.

Type in the number to the left of the Option PlotsOff. Then press ENTER.

2. Type in a legitimate function.

3. Press ENTER to validate the function.

4. Press the GRAPH key to draw the graph.

5. Play with the window dimensions or use the ZOOM feature

to see more of the graph (or less).

Try your settings by drawing the function y= x

If you have problem with Invalid Dimension or other errors, turn the

Statistical Plots OFF.

To do so, press [SHIFT] [Y=] to open the Stat Plots.

Type in the number to the left of the Option PlotsOff. Then press ENTER.

Sep 20, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

The argument error must have something to do with the parametric functions you are drawing. I do not think anybody would know where to look unless you give us the functions.

As to the range of the T-variable, you can set it by pressing [SHIFT][F3] to open the (V-Window) configuration screen. It starts showing Xmin, Xmax. etc. To get to the T range, use down arrow (about 7 times).

As to the range of the T-variable, you can set it by pressing [SHIFT][F3] to open the (V-Window) configuration screen. It starts showing Xmin, Xmax. etc. To get to the T range, use down arrow (about 7 times).

Dec 06, 2010 | Casio FX-9750GPlus Calculator

This should help you setup your calculator to do graphing.

1. Prepare calculator for graphing Turn StatPlotsOff to avoid errors:

Press [2nd][STATPLOT][4:PlotsOff][ENTER].

2. Setup Graph type

3. Entering the functions to draw (assuming you want to draw y= functions)

4. Selecting the Graph Style (You may ignore this now, because it is unimportant for just one graph)

5. Drawing the Graphs

6. ZOOMING

You can also press [ZOOM] to adjust.

The selection 6:ZStandard sets the dimensions as on the screen Titled Window (above).

1. Prepare calculator for graphing Turn StatPlotsOff to avoid errors:

Press [2nd][STATPLOT][4:PlotsOff][ENTER].

2. Setup Graph type

- Press [MODE] key.
- In Mode set up screen, make set the angle unit (if you are drawing trigonometric functions)..
- Use the arrows to move cursor to 3rd line to highlight
degree or radian and press [ENTER]. The important thing is that you be
aware of the unit so that you do not get unexpected results.
- On same screen, verify that
**Func**is highlighted. If you are drawing PARametric plots, POLar plots or SEQuence plots, you highlight the relevant item in the list - If it is not, use arrow to highlight Func and press [ENTER] to validate.
- Do not worry if you do not have exactly the same screen
as in the screen picture (We may have different OS Versions)

3. Entering the functions to draw (assuming you want to draw y= functions)

- Press [Y=] to enter function editor.
- Type in a function
- Press [ENTER] at the end of each function.
- Before pressing [GRAPH], make sure that all the = signs that define the functions to be graphed are highlighted white on black. If one is not highlighted, use arrow to move cursor on the sign and press [ENTER].
- In the screen capture 4 functions are slated to be
drawn.

4. Selecting the Graph Style (You may ignore this now, because it is unimportant for just one graph)

- Select the graph style:
The small piece of line to the left of a Y that defines a function is
the style.
- Move cursor on it and press [ENTER] .
- Each [ENTER] (on same line) selects another style.
- On the next screen you have all the styles available on the calculator.
- Do not select the bubble on line 6: It is for
animations. It will not leave a trace at the end of the plot.

5. Drawing the Graphs

- Press [GRAPH] to see the graphs.
- If one of them is missing, verify that its = is still highlighted, then use the [WINDOW] to set the Window dimensions,
- Here are the dimensions of the standard window

6. ZOOMING

You can also press [ZOOM] to adjust.

The selection 6:ZStandard sets the dimensions as on the screen Titled Window (above).

Sep 03, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Read the first part of the answer to deactivate the statistical plots. No need to read the rest if you know how to do graphs.

Prepare calculator to graph

Turn StatPlotsOff to avoid errors:

Press [2nd][STATPLOT][4:PlotsOff][ENTER].

Setup Graph type

Entering the functions to draw (assuming you want to draw y= functions)

Selecting the Graph Style (You may ignore this now, because it is unimportant for just one graph)

Drawing the Graphs

ZOOMING

You can also press [ZOOM] to adjust.

The selection 6:ZStandard sets the dimensions as on the screen Titled Window (above).

Prepare calculator to graph

Turn StatPlotsOff to avoid errors:

Press [2nd][STATPLOT][4:PlotsOff][ENTER].

Setup Graph type

- Press [MODE] key.
- In Mode set up screen, make set the angle unit (if you are drawing trigonometric functions)..
- Use the arrows to move cursor to 3rd line to highlight
degree or radian and press [ENTER]. The important thing is that you be
aware of the unit so that you do not get unexpected results.
- On same screen, verify that
**Func**is highlighted. If you are drawing PARametric plots, POLar plots or SEQuence plots, you highlight the relevant item in the list - If it is not, use arrow to highlight Func and press [ENTER] to validate.
- Do not worry if you do not have exactly the same screen
as in the screen picture (We may have different OS Versions)

Entering the functions to draw (assuming you want to draw y= functions)

- Press [Y=] to enter function editor.
- Type in a function
- Press [ENTER] at the end of each function.
- Before pressing [GRAPH], make sure that all the = signs that define the functions to be graphed are highlighted white on black. If one is not highlighted, use arrow to move cursor on the sign and press [ENTER].
- In the screen capture 4 functions are slated to be
drawn.

Selecting the Graph Style (You may ignore this now, because it is unimportant for just one graph)

- Select the graph style:
The small piece of line to the left of a Y that defines a function is
the style.
- Move cursor on it and press [ENTER] .
- Each [ENTER] (on same line) selects another style.
- On the next screen you have all the styles available on the calculator.
- Do not select the bubble on line 6: It is for
animations. It will not leave a trace at the end of the plot.

Drawing the Graphs

- Press [GRAPH] to see the graphs.
- If one of them is missing, verify that its = is still highlighted, then use the [WINDOW] to set the Window dimensions,
- Here are the dimensions of the standard window

ZOOMING

You can also press [ZOOM] to adjust.

The selection 6:ZStandard sets the dimensions as on the screen Titled Window (above).

Apr 25, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

A. This is due to a mathematical error such as

- dividing by 0,
- an illogical operation,
- calculations outside the range of a function,
- using the exponential function with the [^] key,
- logarithm of a negative number,
- calculating the factorial of numbers larger that 69,
- what have you.
- Check the expression of the function you are trying to graph.

- Use keys to highlight [GRAPH] and press [EXE].
- Make sure the screen that opens says Graph Func Y= at the top.
- On the Y1= line enter X (use the [X,theta,T] key under the [ALPHA] key.
- Press [F6:Draw].
- You should see a staright line passing through the origin (0,0).

Feb 18, 2010 | Casio CFX-9850G Plus Calculator

You must deactivate the statistical plots. If you do statistical graphs, the graphing is reconfigured in a way that happens to be incompatible with regular fuction graphs.

- To deactivate the statistical plots.
- Press [2nd][Y=] to access the (STAT PLOT) menu.
- Press [4:PlotsOff][ENTER].
- Calculator displays Done.
- You are ready to draw the function graphs.

Feb 15, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Hello,

In parametric mode you are not drawing one function, but two functions X1(T) and Y1(T). If you use the DrawInv( command either on X1(T) or Y1(T) you get a syntax error.

However if you are drawing functions in Funct mode you can draw the inverse of the function that has been graphed.

Here is how you do it.

[2nd][Draw][8: DrawInv] [ENTER]

The command appears on the home screen, and you need to tell it the function it will act on. To do so press

[VARS] --> Y-Vars [1:Function]

and select the function you want, say Y1, if Y1 has already been defined.

DrawInv Y1 [ENTER]

Both Y1 and its inverse will be drawn.

Hope it helps.

In parametric mode you are not drawing one function, but two functions X1(T) and Y1(T). If you use the DrawInv( command either on X1(T) or Y1(T) you get a syntax error.

However if you are drawing functions in Funct mode you can draw the inverse of the function that has been graphed.

Here is how you do it.

[2nd][Draw][8: DrawInv] [ENTER]

The command appears on the home screen, and you need to tell it the function it will act on. To do so press

[VARS] --> Y-Vars [1:Function]

and select the function you want, say Y1, if Y1 has already been defined.

DrawInv Y1 [ENTER]

Both Y1 and its inverse will be drawn.

Hope it helps.

Sep 02, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

Hello,

Let us start wih the derivatives. To obtain the values of derivatives at points on a graph, you must set** Derivative to ON**

Press [AC/On] to trun calculator on. If you do not see the icons press [MENU], with arrows select [RUN] and press[EXE] . The screen clears.

Press [SHIFT][SETUP ] . The first few options must be set as follows

Mode : : Comp

Function Type : Y=

Draw Type : PLot

**Derivative : ON This is the one to make derivatives visible**

Angle : Rad unles you have to use degrees.

Coord : on if you want the x,y coordinates to be displayed

Grid : Off

Axes : ON to display x and y axes

Press [EXE] to save options. You are taken to [Run] screen.

Press [Menu] Play with arrows to select [GRAPH] and press [EXE]

You see a list Y1=, Y2= and so on

On the line Y1=, enter [SIN] [X,Theta, T] .

If function is complicated you may have to enter parentheses sin(X). When you finish to enter the functions you want to draw, hit [F6:Draw]

The graphs are displayed.

Press [F1:Trace] The trace function allows you to move cursor along the curve, while it displays the coordinates of the cursor. And since you set Derivative to ON, the trace displays also the value of the derivative of the curve at the position of the cursor.

There are other intersting tools, under [Sketch] and [G-solve ] such as minimum, maximum, tangente, inverse of the function drawn, integral under the curve, intercepts with the coordinates axes, etc. I will not spoil your fun by giving you the plot of the movie.

Hope it helps.

Let us start wih the derivatives. To obtain the values of derivatives at points on a graph, you must set

Press [AC/On] to trun calculator on. If you do not see the icons press [MENU], with arrows select [RUN] and press[EXE] . The screen clears.

Press [SHIFT][SETUP ] . The first few options must be set as follows

Mode : : Comp

Function Type : Y=

Draw Type : PLot

Angle : Rad unles you have to use degrees.

Coord : on if you want the x,y coordinates to be displayed

Grid : Off

Axes : ON to display x and y axes

Press [EXE] to save options. You are taken to [Run] screen.

Press [Menu] Play with arrows to select [GRAPH] and press [EXE]

You see a list Y1=, Y2= and so on

On the line Y1=, enter [SIN] [X,Theta, T] .

If function is complicated you may have to enter parentheses sin(X). When you finish to enter the functions you want to draw, hit [F6:Draw]

The graphs are displayed.

Press [F1:Trace] The trace function allows you to move cursor along the curve, while it displays the coordinates of the cursor. And since you set Derivative to ON, the trace displays also the value of the derivative of the curve at the position of the cursor.

There are other intersting tools, under [Sketch] and [G-solve ] such as minimum, maximum, tangente, inverse of the function drawn, integral under the curve, intercepts with the coordinates axes, etc. I will not spoil your fun by giving you the plot of the movie.

Hope it helps.

Mar 27, 2009 | Casio CFX-9850G Plus Calculator

...with this process you will erase everything....

press "2nd" function and then "Mem"

then press "F1" and choose "3"

Press ok, and then wait, THAT'S IT!

press "2nd" function and then "Mem"

then press "F1" and choose "3"

Press ok, and then wait, THAT'S IT!

May 20, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

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