When I used the stat/list editor app to create a scatter plot and find a best fit equation it worked fine. Then I to graph a normal linear function and it said "error: dimension." I couldn't fix it, do I cleared the memory. Now the stat/list editor is gone entirely. How can I get it back?

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Download it again cos the stat/list editor is a app, its not permanantly stuck there. it can be downloaded from the TI website

Posted on Jul 09, 2008

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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...

Usually ypu know the equation then graph it. However in doing statistics, it may appear that the curve of best for a scatter plot could be could an exponential. In that case you use the STAT application to enter the x-data in List 1 and the y-data in List 2. When you finish press the f1 key to select Graph1. You should also verify by Pressing F6:set that the graph type is set to scatter, and that List 1 contains the x-data and List 2, the y-data. After you verify that all is in order press the F1: Graph 1 key.

As the graph is displayed you will see several tabs with various regression models. Pan thr tabs to the right to get to F2:EXP. Select it.

The equation is displayed on the next screen. At the bottom of the screen you see two tabs COPY and DRAW. Press f5:Copy to copy the equation in one of the y= functions.

Press Draw and you will see the curve of best fit superposed on the scatter plot points.

As the graph is displayed you will see several tabs with various regression models. Pan thr tabs to the right to get to F2:EXP. Select it.

The equation is displayed on the next screen. At the bottom of the screen you see two tabs COPY and DRAW. Press f5:Copy to copy the equation in one of the y= functions.

Press Draw and you will see the curve of best fit superposed on the scatter plot points.

Aug 23, 2011 | Casio FX-9750GPlus Calculator

The drawing of the scatter plot proper is explained in the last part (Part F). You might want to jump right to it.

Before doing statistics, you have to prepare the calculator by clearing old data that may generate errors.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DIAGNOSTICSON option. To access the command

D. ENTER THE DATA

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your D (X ) values in L1 and the N (Y) values in L2 (see picture 1). Sorry the picture does not have YOUR values.

TO OBTAIN statistical RESULTS (optional)

Notice the Down Arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the Down Arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the statistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have To perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimicks the raw data best. Select Regression model (Example Exponential, linear, sine, quadratic, etc.) Here I selected Exponential

You also have r and its square.

Since the equation is saved in the Y1 function it can be superposed on the scatter plot. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

F. DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the XLIST is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearance of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

Now, it is up to you to accept this model or to try another model.

Before doing statistics, you have to prepare the calculator by clearing old data that may generate errors.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

- Press [2nd][+] (MEM) to open the memory management screen.
- Press [4:ClrAllLists]
- The command echoes on main screen, press [ENTER] to run it.
- Calculator displays Done.

- Press [STAT][5:SetUpEditor] [ENTER] ; calculator displays Done.

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DIAGNOSTICSON option. To access the command

- You press [2nd] [0] (CATALOG)
- While the list of commands is displayed, press [X^-1] (D)
- Cursor jumps to first command that starts with D, dayOfWk(
- Press the DownArrow 9 times to reach DIAGNOSTICSON
- Select it and press [ENTER]
- Command echoes on main calculator screen with blinking cursor
- Press [ENTER] to set the option
- Calculator displays Done.

D. ENTER THE DATA

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your D (X ) values in L1 and the N (Y) values in L2 (see picture 1). Sorry the picture does not have YOUR values.

TO OBTAIN statistical RESULTS (optional)

- After you finish entering the data, press [2nd][Quit] to exit StatEditor.
- Press [STAT] and highlight Menu (CALC)
- In the list select [2:2-Var Stats]
- Command echoes on main screen.
- Press [ENTER] to calculate the stats

Notice the Down Arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the Down Arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the statistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have To perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimicks the raw data best. Select Regression model (Example Exponential, linear, sine, quadratic, etc.) Here I selected Exponential

- Press [STAT] , highlight [CALC]
- In the list of regression models select [0:ExpReg]
- The command ExpReg echoes on main calculator screen.
- If you press [ENTER] you will get your equation but you will not be able to draw the curve on top of your data to verify the goodness (no it is not a swear word) of the fit. So you must save the equation as a function in Y1 variable.
- While ExpReg command is still in command line, press the [VARS] key.
- Highlight the [Y-VARS] menu and select [1:Function], then press [ENTER].
- In the Y function variable list select [1:Y1]
- At the command line, you have ExpReg Y1.
- Press [ENTER] to save the equation of best fit in Y1.

You also have r and its square.

Since the equation is saved in the Y1 function it can be superposed on the scatter plot. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

F. DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

- Press [2nd][Y=] (STATPLOT)
- Select [1:Plot1...Off] and press ENTER to open plot1 configuration screen
- Use arrow to highlight On and press ENTER
- Use the Down Arrow to move cursor to the line Type.
- Select the first icon for a scatter plot. NOTE: To navigate the 6 statistical stat plots on the line Type, use the right or left arrow (to backtrack), but not the Up or down arrows.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the XLIST is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearance of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

Now, it is up to you to accept this model or to try another model.

Nov 06, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Two possibilities:

Before doing statistics, you have to prepare the calculator by clearing old data that may generate errors.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DIAGNOSTICSON option. To access the command

D. ENTER THE DATA

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your D (X ) values in L1 and the N (Y) values in L2 (see picture 1). Sorry the picture does not have YOUR values.

TO OBTAIN statistical RESULTS (optional)

Notice the Down Arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the Down Arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the statistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have To perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimics the raw data best. Select Regression model ( exponential, linear, sine, quadratic, etc.) Here I selected Exponential

You also have r and its square.

Since the equation is saved in the Y1 function it can be superposed on the scatter plot. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

F. DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the XLIST is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearance of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

The graph above represents a parabola and has nothing to do with the sample data entered. But it shows the raw data and the curve of best fit on the same screen.

- Graph is out of range (out of the window). If your data is positive set Xmin=0 and Ymin=0. Set Xmax a bit larger than the maximum x-value and YMAX a bit larger than the maximum y-value. You can also press [ZOOM] and select [9:ZoomStat].
- To mark the points you may have select the dot and your calculator screen is too dim.

Before doing statistics, you have to prepare the calculator by clearing old data that may generate errors.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

- Press [2nd][ ] (MEM) to open the memory management screen.
- Press [4:ClrAllLists]
- The command echoes on main screen, press [ENTER] to run it.
- Calculator displays Done.

- Press [STAT][5:SetUpEditor] [ENTER] ; calculator displays Done.

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DIAGNOSTICSON option. To access the command

- You press [2nd] [0] (CATALOG)
- While the list of commands is displayed, press [X^-1] (D)
- Cursor jumps to first command that starts with D, dayOfWk(
- Press the DownArrow 9 times to reach DIAGNOSTICSON
- Select it and press [ENTER]
- Command echoes on main calculator screen with blinking cursor
- Press [ENTER] to set the option
- Calculator displays Done.

D. ENTER THE DATA

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your D (X ) values in L1 and the N (Y) values in L2 (see picture 1). Sorry the picture does not have YOUR values.

TO OBTAIN statistical RESULTS (optional)

- After you finish entering the data, press [2nd][Quit] to exit StatEditor.
- Press [STAT] and highlight Menu (CALC)
- In the list select [2:2-Var Stats]
- Command echoes on main screen.
- Press [ENTER] to calculate the stats

Notice the Down Arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the Down Arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the statistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have To perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimics the raw data best. Select Regression model ( exponential, linear, sine, quadratic, etc.) Here I selected Exponential

- Press [STAT] , highlight [CALC]
- In the list of regression models select [0:ExpReg]
- The command ExpReg echoes on main calculator screen.
- If you press [ENTER], you'll get your equation but you will not be able to draw the curve on top of your data to verify the goodness (no it is not a swear word) of the fit. So you must save the equation as a function in Y1 variable.
- While ExpReg command is still in command line, press the [VARS] key.
- Highlight the [Y-VARS] menu and select [1:Function], then press [ENTER].
- In the Y function variable list select [1:Y1]
- At the command line, you have ExpReg Y1.
- Press [ENTER] to save the equation of best fit in Y1.

You also have r and its square.

Since the equation is saved in the Y1 function it can be superposed on the scatter plot. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

F. DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

- Press [2nd][Y=] (STATPLOT)
- Select [1:Plot1...Off] and press ENTER to open plot1 configuration screen
- Use arrow to highlight On and press ENTER
- Use the Down Arrow to move cursor to the line Type.
- Select the first icon for a scatter plot. NOTE: To navigate the 6 statistical stat plots on the line Type, use the right or left arrow (to backtrack), but not the Up or down arrows.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the XLIST is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearance of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

The graph above represents a parabola and has nothing to do with the sample data entered. But it shows the raw data and the curve of best fit on the same screen.

Sep 03, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 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

Before
doing statistics, you have to prepare the calculator by clearing old
data that may generate errors.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DiagnosticsOn option. To access the command

D. ENTER THE DATA

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your D (X ) values in L1 and the N (Y) values in L2 (see picture 1). Sorry the picture does not have YOUR values.

TO OBTAIN THE STATISTICAL RESULTS (optional)

Notice the down arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the down arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the satistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have to perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimicks the raw data best. In this particular case, you have already decided to do a linear regression, and that is good for me. I do not have the time to take you through all of them. In this step you must select the exponential regression model.

You also have r and its square. You need to read your theory to know which of the two correlation coefficients you have been asked to obtain.

Since you saved the equation in the Y1 function you can draw it. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the Xlist is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearnce of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

Now, it is up to you to accept this model or to try another model.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

- Press [2nd][+] (MEM) to open the memory management screen.
- Press [4:ClrAllLists]
- The command echoes on main screen, press [ENTER] to run it.
- Calculator displays Done.

- Press [STAT][5:SetUpEditor] [ENTER] ; calculator displays Done.

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DiagnosticsOn option. To access the command

- You press [2nd] [0] (CATALOG)
- While the list of commands is displayed, press [X^-1] (D)
- Cursor jumps to first command that starts with D, dayOfWk(
- Press the DownArrow 9 times to reach DiagnosticsOn
- Select it and press [ENTER]
- Command echoes on main calculator screen with blinking cursor
- Press [ENTER] to set the option
- Calculator displays Done.

D. ENTER THE DATA

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your D (X ) values in L1 and the N (Y) values in L2 (see picture 1). Sorry the picture does not have YOUR values.

TO OBTAIN THE STATISTICAL RESULTS (optional)

- After you finish entering the data, press [2nd][Quit] to exit StatEditor.
- Press [STAT] and highlight Menu (CALC)
- In the list select [2:2-Var Stats]
- Command echoes on main screen.
- Press [ENTER] to calculate the stats

Notice the down arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the down arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the satistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have to perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimicks the raw data best. In this particular case, you have already decided to do a linear regression, and that is good for me. I do not have the time to take you through all of them. In this step you must select the exponential regression model.

- Press [STAT] , highlight [CALC]
- In the list of regression models select [0:ExpReg]
- The command ExpReg echoes on main calculator screen.
- If you press [ENTER] you will get you equation but you will not be able to draw the curve on top of your data to verify the goodness (no it is not a swear word) of the fit. So you must save the equation as a function in Y1 variable.
- While ExpReg command is still in command line, press the [VARS] key.
- Highlight the [Y-VARS] menu and select [1:Function], then press [ENTER].
- In the Y function variable list select [1:Y1]
- At the command line, you have ExpReg Y1.
- Press [ENTER] to save the equation of best fit in Y1.

You also have r and its square. You need to read your theory to know which of the two correlation coefficients you have been asked to obtain.

Since you saved the equation in the Y1 function you can draw it. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

- Press [2nd][Y=] (STATPLOT)
- Select [1:Plot1...Off] and press ENTER to open plot1 configuration screen
- Use arrow to highlight On and press ENTER
- Use the down arrow to move cursor to the line Type.
- Select the first icon for a scatter plot. NOTE: To navigate the 6 statistical stat plots on the line Type, use the right or left arrow (to backtrack), but not the Up or down arrows.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the Xlist is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearnce of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

Now, it is up to you to accept this model or to try another model.

May 13, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

The drawing of the scatter plot proper is explained in the last part (Part F). You might want to jump right to it.

Before doing statistics, you have to prepare the calculator by clearing old data that may generate errors.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DIAGNOSTICSON option. To access the command

D. ENTER THE DATA

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your D (X ) values in L1 and the N (Y) values in L2 (see picture 1). Sorry the picture does not have YOUR values.

TO OBTAIN statistical RESULTS (optional)

Notice the Down Arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the Down Arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the statistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have To perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimicks the raw data best. Select Regression model (Exeample Esponential, linear, sine, quadratic, etc.) Here I selected Exponential

You also have r and its square.

Since the equation is saved in the Y1 function it can be superposed on the scatter plot. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

F. DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the XLIST is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearance of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

Now, it is up to you to accept this model or to try another model.

Comments: Apr 19, 2010 - I tried to edit the post to address your particular need but after several crashes I decided to paste it as is.

The particular parts that are of concern to you are Part E (performing a regression analysis) and the following one where the best fit and the dcatter plot are superposed on the same display.

As you have guessed you must select QuadReg.

Before doing statistics, you have to prepare the calculator by clearing old data that may generate errors.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

- Press [2nd][+] (MEM) to open the memory management screen.
- Press [4:ClrAllLists]
- The command echoes on main screen, press [ENTER] to run it.
- Calculator displays Done.

- Press [STAT][5:SetUpEditor] [ENTER] ; calculator displays Done.

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DIAGNOSTICSON option. To access the command

- You press [2nd] [0] (CATALOG)
- While the list of commands is displayed, press [X^-1] (D)
- Cursor jumps to first command that starts with D, dayOfWk(
- Press the DownArrow 9 times to reach DIAGNOSTICSON
- Select it and press [ENTER]
- Command echoes on main calculator screen with blinking cursor
- Press [ENTER] to set the option
- Calculator displays Done.

D. ENTER THE DATA

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your D (X ) values in L1 and the N (Y) values in L2 (see picture 1). Sorry the picture does not have YOUR values.

TO OBTAIN statistical RESULTS (optional)

- After you finish entering the data, press [2nd][Quit] to exit StatEditor.
- Press [STAT] and highlight Menu (CALC)
- In the list select [2:2-Var Stats]
- Command echoes on main screen.
- Press [ENTER] to calculate the stats

Notice the Down Arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the Down Arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the statistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have To perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimicks the raw data best. Select Regression model (Exeample Esponential, linear, sine, quadratic, etc.) Here I selected Exponential

- Press [STAT] , highlight [CALC]
- In the list of regression models select [0:ExpReg]
- The command ExpReg echoes on main calculator screen.
- If you press [ENTER] you will get you equation but you will not be able to draw the curve on top of your data to verify the goodness (no it is not a swear word) of the fit. So you must save the equation as a function in Y1 variable.
- While ExpReg command is still in command line, press the [VARS] key.
- Highlight the [Y-VARS] menu and select [1:Function], then press [ENTER].
- In the Y function variable list select [1:Y1]
- At the command line, you have ExpReg Y1.
- Press [ENTER] to save the equation of best fit in Y1.

You also have r and its square.

Since the equation is saved in the Y1 function it can be superposed on the scatter plot. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

F. DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

- Press [2nd][Y=] (STATPLOT)
- Select [1:Plot1...Off] and press ENTER to open plot1 configuration screen
- Use arrow to highlight On and press ENTER
- Use the Down Arrow to move cursor to the line Type.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the XLIST is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearance of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

Now, it is up to you to accept this model or to try another model.

Comments: Apr 19, 2010 - I tried to edit the post to address your particular need but after several crashes I decided to paste it as is.

The particular parts that are of concern to you are Part E (performing a regression analysis) and the following one where the best fit and the dcatter plot are superposed on the same display.

As you have guessed you must select QuadReg.

Apr 30, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Read this post. It answers all your questions and shows you HOW to do
find your equation of best fit, correlation coefficients, etc.

Before doing statistics, you have to prepare the calculator by clearing old data that may generate errors.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DiagnosticsOn option. To access the command

D. ENTER THE DATA

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your D (X ) values in L1 and the N (Y) values in L2 (see picture 1). Sorry the picture does not have YOUR values.

TO OBTAIN THE STATISTICAL RESULTS (optional)

Notice the down arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the down arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the satistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have to perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimicks the raw data best. In this particular case, you have already decided to do a linear regression, and that is good for me. I do not have the time to take you through all of them. In this step you must select the exponential regression model.

You also have r and its square. You need to read your theory to know which of the two correlation coefficients you have been asked to obtain.

Since you saved the equation in the Y1 function you can draw it. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the Xlist is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearnce of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

Now, it is up to you to accept this model or to try another model.

Before doing statistics, you have to prepare the calculator by clearing old data that may generate errors.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

- Press [2nd][+] (MEM) to open the memory management screen.
- Press [4:ClrAllLists]
- The command echoes on main screen, press [ENTER] to run it.
- Calculator displays Done.

- Press [STAT][5:SetUpEditor] [ENTER] ; calculator displays Done.

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DiagnosticsOn option. To access the command

- You press [2nd] [0] (CATALOG)
- While the list of commands is displayed, press [X^-1] (D)
- Cursor jumps to first command that starts with D, dayOfWk(
- Press the DownArrow 9 times to reach DiagnosticsOn
- Select it and press [ENTER]
- Command echoes on main calculator screen with blinking cursor
- Press [ENTER] to set the option
- Calculator displays Done.

D. ENTER THE DATA

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your D (X ) values in L1 and the N (Y) values in L2 (see picture 1). Sorry the picture does not have YOUR values.

TO OBTAIN THE STATISTICAL RESULTS (optional)

- After you finish entering the data, press [2nd][Quit] to exit StatEditor.
- Press [STAT] and highlight Menu (CALC)
- In the list select [2:2-Var Stats]
- Command echoes on main screen.
- Press [ENTER] to calculate the stats

Notice the down arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the down arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the satistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have to perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimicks the raw data best. In this particular case, you have already decided to do a linear regression, and that is good for me. I do not have the time to take you through all of them. In this step you must select the exponential regression model.

- Press [STAT] , highlight [CALC]
- In the list of regression models select [0:ExpReg]
- The command ExpReg echoes on main calculator screen.
- If you press [ENTER] you will get you equation but you will not be able to draw the curve on top of your data to verify the goodness (no it is not a swear word) of the fit. So you must save the equation as a function in Y1 variable.
- While ExpReg command is still in command line, press the [VARS] key.
- Highlight the [Y-VARS] menu and select [1:Function], then press [ENTER].
- In the Y function variable list select [1:Y1]
- At the command line, you have ExpReg Y1.
- Press [ENTER] to save the equation of best fit in Y1.

You also have r and its square. You need to read your theory to know which of the two correlation coefficients you have been asked to obtain.

Since you saved the equation in the Y1 function you can draw it. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

- Press [2nd][Y=] (STATPLOT)
- Select [1:Plot1...Off] and press ENTER to open plot1 configuration screen
- Use arrow to highlight On and press ENTER
- Use the down arrow to move cursor to the line Type.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the Xlist is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearnce of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

Now, it is up to you to accept this model or to try another model.

Apr 16, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

Before
doing statistics, you have to prepare the calculator by clearing old
data that may generate errors.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DIAGNOSTICSON option. To access the command

D. ENTER THE DATA (ENTER your own data)

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your X values in L1 and the Y values in L2 (see picture 1).

TO OBTAIN the statistical RESULTS (optional)

Notice the Down Arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the Down Arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the statistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have To perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimicks the raw data best. In this particular case, you have already decided to do a linear regression, and that is good for me. I do not have the time to take you through all of them. In this step you must select the exponential regression model.

You also have r and its square. You need to read your theory to know which of the two correlation coefficients you have been asked To obtain.

Since you saved the equation in the Y1 function you can draw it. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the XLIST is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearnce of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

Now, it is up to you to accept this model or to try another model.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

- Press [2nd][+] (MEM) to open the memory management screen.
- Press [4:ClrAllLists]
- The command echoes on main screen, press [ENTER] to run it.
- Calculator displays Done.

- Press [STAT][5:SetUpEditor] [ENTER] ; calculator displays Done.

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DIAGNOSTICSON option. To access the command

- You press [2nd] [0] (CATALOG)
- While the list of commands is displayed, press [X^-1] (D)
- Cursor jumps to first command that starts with D, dayOfWk(
- Press the DownArrow 9 times to reach DIAGNOSTICSON
- Select it and press [ENTER]
- Command echoes on main calculator screen with blinking cursor
- Press [ENTER] to set the option
- Calculator displays Done.

D. ENTER THE DATA (ENTER your own data)

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your X values in L1 and the Y values in L2 (see picture 1).

TO OBTAIN the statistical RESULTS (optional)

- After you finish entering the data, press [2nd][Quit] to exit StatEditor.
- Press [STAT] and highlight Menu (CALC)
- In the list select [2:2-Var Stats]
- Command echoes on main screen.
- Press [ENTER] to calculate the stats

Notice the Down Arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the Down Arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the statistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have To perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimicks the raw data best. In this particular case, you have already decided to do a linear regression, and that is good for me. I do not have the time to take you through all of them. In this step you must select the exponential regression model.

- Press [STAT] , highlight [CALC]
- In the list of regression models select [0:ExpReg]
- The command ExpReg echoes on main calculator screen.
- While ExpReg command is still in command line, press the [VARS] key.
- Highlight the [Y-VARS] menu and select [1:Function], then press [ENTER].
- In the Y function variable list select [1:Y1]
- At the command line, you have ExpReg Y1.
- Press [ENTER] to save the equation of best fit in Y1.

You also have r and its square. You need to read your theory to know which of the two correlation coefficients you have been asked To obtain.

Since you saved the equation in the Y1 function you can draw it. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

- Press [2nd][Y=] (STATPLOT)
- Select [1:Plot1...Off] and press ENTER to open plot1 configuration screen
- Use arrow to highlight On and press ENTER
- Use the Down Arrow to move cursor to the line Type.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the XLIST is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearnce of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

Now, it is up to you to accept this model or to try another model.

Mar 21, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

Read this post. It answers all your questions and shows you HOW to do
find your equation of best fit, correlation coefficients, etc.

Before doing statistics, you have to prepare the calculator by clearing old data that may generate errors.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DiagnosticsOn option. To access the command

D. ENTER THE DATA

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your D (X ) values in L1 and the N (Y) values in L2 (see picture 1). Sorry the picture does not have YOUR values.

TO OBTAIN THE STATISTICAL RESULTS (optional)

Notice the down arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the down arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the satistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have to perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimicks the raw data best. In this particular case, you have already decided to do a linear regression, and that is good for me. I do not have the time to take you through all of them. In this step you must select the exponential regression model.

You also have r and its square. You need to read your theory to know which of the two correlation coefficients you have been asked to obtain.

Since you saved the equation in the Y1 function you can draw it. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the Xlist is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearnce of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

Now, it is up to you to accept this model or to try another model.

Before doing statistics, you have to prepare the calculator by clearing old data that may generate errors.

A. TO CLEAR OLD DATA

- Press [2nd][+] (MEM) to open the memory management screen.
- Press [4:ClrAllLists]
- The command echoes on main screen, press [ENTER] to run it.
- Calculator displays Done.

- Press [STAT][5:SetUpEditor] [ENTER] ; calculator displays Done.

To obtain the correlation coefficient in a statistical analysis on the TI8xPlus family of calculators you must activate the DiagnosticsOn option. To access the command

- You press [2nd] [0] (CATALOG)
- While the list of commands is displayed, press [X^-1] (D)
- Cursor jumps to first command that starts with D, dayOfWk(
- Press the DownArrow 9 times to reach DiagnosticsOn
- Select it and press [ENTER]
- Command echoes on main calculator screen with blinking cursor
- Press [ENTER] to set the option
- Calculator displays Done.

D. ENTER THE DATA

Press [STAT][1:Edit]

Type in your D (X ) values in L1 and the N (Y) values in L2 (see picture 1). Sorry the picture does not have YOUR values.

TO OBTAIN THE STATISTICAL RESULTS (optional)

- After you finish entering the data, press [2nd][Quit] to exit StatEditor.
- Press [STAT] and highlight Menu (CALC)
- In the list select [2:2-Var Stats]
- Command echoes on main screen.
- Press [ENTER] to calculate the stats

Notice the down arrow next to n=7. That means the results screen has more values. Press the down arrow to display.

You notice that the n=7 line now has an arrow pointing Up. Notice the Down Arrow on the bottom line (more data is coming). Here is the rest of the statistical results.

There is no arrow at the bottom of the picture. End of statistical results.

The screen captures with 2-Var Stats summarize all the satistics.

However there is no correlation coefficient, no line of best fit, etc. To obtain that you have to perform a regression analysis.

E. PERFORM A REGRESSION ANALYSIS

To perform a regression analysis, you must try several regression models and then find the one that mimicks the raw data best. In this particular case, you have already decided to do a linear regression, and that is good for me. I do not have the time to take you through all of them. In this step you must select the exponential regression model.

- Press [STAT] , highlight [CALC]
- In the list of regression models select [0:ExpReg]
- The command ExpReg echoes on main calculator screen.
- While ExpReg command is still in command line, press the [VARS] key.
- Highlight the [Y-VARS] menu and select [1:Function], then press [ENTER].
- In the Y function variable list select [1:Y1]
- At the command line, you have ExpReg Y1.
- Press [ENTER] to save the equation of best fit in Y1.

You also have r and its square. You need to read your theory to know which of the two correlation coefficients you have been asked to obtain.

Since you saved the equation in the Y1 function you can draw it. You just have to press GRAPH and it will be drawn. But that will not tell how good the fit is, until you see the function drawn on top of the raw data.

DRAWING THE SCATTER PLOT AND BEST FIT CURVE ON SAME SCREEN

Regardless of the curve of best fit, you can draw a scatter plot as follows.

- Press [2nd][Y=] (STATPLOT)
- Select [1:Plot1...Off] and press ENTER to open plot1 configuration screen
- Use arrow to highlight On and press ENTER
- Use the down arrow to move cursor to the line Type.

Here plot1 is active (ON), it is scatter plot (first icon) the Xlist is L1 by default but you can change it to some other list. Notice the highlighted A cursor on XLIST line. It means that the [ALPHA] keyboard is active.

On the line Mark you can choose the appearnce of the raw data point.

And here are your two graphs: the raw data scatter plot and the line of best fit on the same screen. On the picture the ZoomStat option was used.

Now, it is up to you to accept this model or to try another model.

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