Question about Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Ok I have a fairly new TI-84 Plus graphing calculator and I've been using scatter plots and finding the "line of best fit" (Linear Regression). I would plot the points and push [STAT] then over to the [CALC] menu and go down to [LinReg (ax+b)] and I would push [ENTER] to get the values for a and b. This has worked in the past. Now, I tried and I get "ERR:DIM MISMATCH" when I push [ENTER] after having "LinReg (ax+b)" appear on my screen. Why is this happening and how can I fix it? Please help!

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Hello,

Some old configuration settings, or old variables are spoiling your fun. Clear the RAM and start again.

Hope it helps.

Posted on Sep 29, 2009

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

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Your data must be in two lists L1 (for x-values), and L2 (for y-values). This is the default setting. Open the STAT utility, go to the regression models. Select your model then press ENTER. The command echoes on the main screen. For example let the regression be something called **LinReg.**

On the main screen you see**LinReg**

Complete the command line as follows

**LinReg L1, L2, Y1, ENTER**

You see the statistics including the regression equation.

If you go to**Y= **Editor you will see that **Y1 **contains the regression equation.

If you have already drawn the**scatter plot** for your data, pressing GRAPH will superpose the scatter plot and the **regression curve**., and you will be able to judge the goodness of the fit.

On the main screen you see

Complete the command line as follows

You see the statistics including the regression equation.

If you go to

If you have already drawn the

Sep 28, 2013 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

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.

Jun 08, 2012 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

After you enter the data draw the SCATTER plot first.

When you perform the (linear) regression analysis LineReg, save the regression equation to a function, for example Y1

The syntax is

LineReg L1, L2, Y1 ENTER

From the Stat>CALC menu press LineReg

The command echoes on command line

Press [2nd][1] to enter the L1 list on command line

Press [,] to separate

Press [2nd] [2] to enter L2 on the command line

Press [,] the comma again

Press [VARS][>][Y-Vars][1~Function][1:Y1] [ENTER]

Press [GRAPH] to have the regression line equation drawn

on the same screen as the Scatter Plot you drew before.

When you perform the (linear) regression analysis LineReg, save the regression equation to a function, for example Y1

The syntax is

LineReg L1, L2, Y1 ENTER

From the Stat>CALC menu press LineReg

The command echoes on command line

Press [2nd][1] to enter the L1 list on command line

Press [,] to separate

Press [2nd] [2] to enter L2 on the command line

Press [,] the comma again

Press [VARS][>][Y-Vars][1~Function][1:Y1] [ENTER]

Press [GRAPH] to have the regression line equation drawn

on the same screen as the Scatter Plot you drew before.

Sep 13, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

You might not see the scatter plot when you go to the graph because the boundaries are not set correctly. With the scatter plot turned on, go to "zoom" and then scroll down to "zoomStat" and hit enter. Try going to the graph again and see if the the scatter plot shows up. As for the the equation being slightly different than the examples, this is probably just the calculator rounding up the answers it gets.
Good luck!

Jun 24, 2011 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

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. If this doesn't do it, please reply to this post specifying exactly what you're trying to graph.

Nov 04, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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

Sep 07, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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.

Aug 31, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

I assume you know how to enter data in your calculator. The keystrokes in the following pertain to TI92/92Plus/ Voyage 200 PLT. The main differences with the TI89/Ti89 Titanium is that the function keys F6,F7,F8 are not accessed directly but by the key sequences [2nd][F1], [2nd][F2], and [2nd][F3] respectively

1. CLEAN THE SLATE (so to speak) and ENTER DATA

In Home folder run F6: NewProb to reset the configuration.

Press Apps, and select 6: data/Matrix editor. Select a new data set

Give it a name: here testing.

Press OK/ENTER, The data entry screen opens, enter your values.

When you finish press F2.PlotSetUp.

2. Statistical plot setup and scatter plot drawing

.

Press F1:define to configure Plot1. Choose Scatter, then choose a mark for the data point. I select 5:Dot. and press [ENTER

Select the data column X=c1, Y=c2

Press ENTER to save configuration. Press [CTRL] [GRAPH] On my TI92 the CTRL key is the [Diamond] key. On the following graph I changed the mark to a cross to see the data point better. I also played with the window dimension. You can also do that with ZoomStat. The graph remind me of a parabola (I know I chose the exact values)

3. STATISTICAL CALC. AND REGRESSION ANALYSES.

Now we have to find the equation that fits these data best.

You press APPS 6:Data/ Matrix editor but you select current to return to your data set. You are taken to the data entry editor (Figure 3 above). In that screen Press F5:Calc to edit the type of statistics you want

On first line select the type of regression model : Linear Regression, QuadReg quadratic regression (or anything else available) X is from column1, Y is from column 2. Store RegEQ The regression equation in say Y1(x)

Press ENTER to save to get the Regression Equation. Here it is

As you can see I cheated: a perfect parabola. R^2 =1.

And here the best fit represented on same graph as the statistical data

Usually you have to try different regression models, until you find the one that fits best the experimental data.

1. CLEAN THE SLATE (so to speak) and ENTER DATA

In Home folder run F6: NewProb to reset the configuration.

Press Apps, and select 6: data/Matrix editor. Select a new data set

Give it a name: here testing.

Press OK/ENTER, The data entry screen opens, enter your values.

When you finish press F2.PlotSetUp.

2. Statistical plot setup and scatter plot drawing

.

Press F1:define to configure Plot1. Choose Scatter, then choose a mark for the data point. I select 5:Dot. and press [ENTER

Select the data column X=c1, Y=c2

Press ENTER to save configuration. Press [CTRL] [GRAPH] On my TI92 the CTRL key is the [Diamond] key. On the following graph I changed the mark to a cross to see the data point better. I also played with the window dimension. You can also do that with ZoomStat. The graph remind me of a parabola (I know I chose the exact values)

3. STATISTICAL CALC. AND REGRESSION ANALYSES.

Now we have to find the equation that fits these data best.

You press APPS 6:Data/ Matrix editor but you select current to return to your data set. You are taken to the data entry editor (Figure 3 above). In that screen Press F5:Calc to edit the type of statistics you want

On first line select the type of regression model : Linear Regression, QuadReg quadratic regression (or anything else available) X is from column1, Y is from column 2. Store RegEQ The regression equation in say Y1(x)

Press ENTER to save to get the Regression Equation. Here it is

As you can see I cheated: a perfect parabola. R^2 =1.

And here the best fit represented on same graph as the statistical data

Usually you have to try different regression models, until you find the one that fits best the experimental data.

Jul 26, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

When you press [STAT] and right Arrow to highlight CALC you see two linear regression model [4:LinReg(ax+b)] and [8:LinReg(a +bx)]

If you select [4: ...] the command echoes on main calculator screen as LinReg(ax+b) and a blinking cursor

If you press [ENTER] you will get your equation, a, b, and r^2 if DiagnosticsOn command has been executed before. However you will not be able to see the line of best fit on top of the raw data scatter plot.

To save the equation of best fit in a function variable, ex Y1, you complete the command as follows

LinReg(ax+b) [VARS][=>][Y-VARS][1:Function][1:Y1]

The Y1 variable will appear on main calculator screen, and you have

LinReg(ax+b) Y1

Press [ENTER]

Screen display the equation, its parameter and its correlation coefficients (if so configured).

Press [GRAPH] to draw the line of best fit on top of the scatter plot.

Here are two screen captures to show you the equation and the line of best fit.

As you can see from the value of r^2, and the graph, a linear regression does not seem good.

If you select [4: ...] the command echoes on main calculator screen as LinReg(ax+b) and a blinking cursor

If you press [ENTER] you will get your equation, a, b, and r^2 if DiagnosticsOn command has been executed before. However you will not be able to see the line of best fit on top of the raw data scatter plot.

To save the equation of best fit in a function variable, ex Y1, you complete the command as follows

LinReg(ax+b) [VARS][=>][Y-VARS][1:Function][1:Y1]

The Y1 variable will appear on main calculator screen, and you have

LinReg(ax+b) Y1

Press [ENTER]

Screen display the equation, its parameter and its correlation coefficients (if so configured).

Press [GRAPH] to draw the line of best fit on top of the scatter plot.

Here are two screen captures to show you the equation and the line of best fit.

As you can see from the value of r^2, and the graph, a linear regression does not seem good.

Feb 01, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Hello,

1.Press [MODE], scroll to set**Func**tion graphing mode.

2.Press [STAT] [5:SetUpEditor], command is pasted in home screen. Press [ENTER]. Screen displays Done. This clears old values in lists

3. Press [STAT][1:Edit] to enter data.

Press [ENTER] after each number. Cursor moves to next row. After finishing the data of Listt L1, use arrow right and UP to the head of list L2. Enter the values in list L2. Press Enter after last element.

4. Press [Y=] to display Y= editor. Clear function Y1 and all functions or remove highlight from the = in Y2, Y3, etc.

5.Press [2nd][STATPLOT]1 to select 1:Plot1

The blinking cursor on ON means graph will be drawn. Type chosen is Scatter plot. Mark chosen is a dot.

Press [ZOOM][9:ZoomStat]

If you think that the curve look like a straight line you can try to do a linear regression.

Press [STAT] Arrow right to highlight [CALC]

Select [4: LinReg(ax+b)]

LinReg(ax+b) echoes on run screen. Press [2nd] L1 Press comma, Press [2nd] L2 press comma Press [VARS] Arrow right to select [Y:VARs][1:Function] [ENTER][1:Y1]

ENTER

That is the equation for the linear regression. As you see eqaution has been saved in Y1. Press [GRAPH] to get the data and the regression curve drawn on same graph.

Hope it helps.

1.Press [MODE], scroll to set

2.Press [STAT] [5:SetUpEditor], command is pasted in home screen. Press [ENTER]. Screen displays Done. This clears old values in lists

3. Press [STAT][1:Edit] to enter data.

Press [ENTER] after each number. Cursor moves to next row. After finishing the data of Listt L1, use arrow right and UP to the head of list L2. Enter the values in list L2. Press Enter after last element.

4. Press [Y=] to display Y= editor. Clear function Y1 and all functions or remove highlight from the = in Y2, Y3, etc.

5.Press [2nd][STATPLOT]1 to select 1:Plot1

The blinking cursor on ON means graph will be drawn. Type chosen is Scatter plot. Mark chosen is a dot.

Press [ZOOM][9:ZoomStat]

If you think that the curve look like a straight line you can try to do a linear regression.

Press [STAT] Arrow right to highlight [CALC]

Select [4: LinReg(ax+b)]

LinReg(ax+b) echoes on run screen. Press [2nd] L1 Press comma, Press [2nd] L2 press comma Press [VARS] Arrow right to select [Y:VARs][1:Function] [ENTER][1:Y1]

ENTER

That is the equation for the linear regression. As you see eqaution has been saved in Y1. Press [GRAPH] to get the data and the regression curve drawn on same graph.

Hope it helps.

Oct 04, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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