My TI--84 plus calculator won't display the 7 graph modes, and it won't graph equations simultaneously. What is wrong? I can only get an arrow icon and an arrow-bar icon.
Use the [Y=] entry screen to enter the functions you want to graph. Make sure that the = sign after Y1, Y2 etc. is highlighted (black). If the = sign is not highlighted the corresponding function will not be drawn. You can can up to 10 functions, but what is the point of drawing so many if they overlap?
Anyway, to change the graph style of the curve for a particular function, use arrows to move to the line, then use left arrow to the bit of line that appears to the left of the Y. Highlight the segment an press ENTER. Each time you press ENTER the style changes to another one. Beware of the unconnected bubble style. During the drawing it will show the position of the point being drawn, but at the end, the whole curve, so to speak, evaporates.
As to simultaneous graphs, if it is important to you to have the graphs drawn for all the curves at the same time, you can enforce that by pressing [MODE], and using down arrow to reach the 6th line Sequential Simul. Use the right arrow to highlight Simul and press ENTER.
Whether drawn sequentially or simultaneously, all graphs will be displayed, except for the ones with the unconnected bubble as style.
Hope it helps.
Oct 02, 2009 |
Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator