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Follow the instructions in the "Statistics" chapter of the Guidebook. If you don't have your Guidebook handy, you can download it from the manufacturer's web site at http://education.ti.com

Posted on Apr 30, 2010

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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

- 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.How do I create a scatter plot? - ab847d7.jpgsrc="http://i.fixya.net/uploads/images/ab847d7.jpg" alt="ab847d7.jpg" class="h_mi" />

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 theHow do I create a scatter plot? - 37fb2ba.jpge 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.
- Select the first icon for a scatter plot. NOTE: To navigate the 6 statistical stat plots on the line Type, use the right or lefHow do I create a scatter plot? - b3dea28.jpg 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 grapHow do I create a scatter plot? - d6e8e98.jpg 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.

Posted on May 02, 2010

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Posted on Jan 02, 2017

SOURCE: When I try to graph a scatter plot from 2 lists, I

Hello,

Press [2nd][STAPLOTS][4:StatPlots Off] [ENTER][ENTER].

Press [STAT][5:SetUp Editor] [ENTER]ENTER]

Configure the statpolt as in the picture (for a scatter plot)

Restart you statistical graphing.

If that does not solve the problem, reset the RAM

Press [2nd][MEM][7:Reset][1:All Ram][2:Reset][ENTER], then [CLEAR] the message on screen.

Hope it helps.

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

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To make a plot, first you will need to define a list. To do this, press "{", then enter the values of your list, separating each value with a comma, and ending the list with "}" then store (STO>) the list into a list variable ("2nd" + "1", "2", etc.). For a box plot, you will need only one list, and for a scatter plot, you will need two. One for the independent variable, and one for the response variable; that is, one for the X and Y axis, respectively. To make your plot, open the plot menu ("2nd" + "Y=") and select a plot. From there, you may select the type of plot and which lists to use as values.

To find the residuals for the line of best fit, from the home screen, press "STAT", then move one right to "CALC", then select option 4, "LinReg(ax+b)". Once this command is on your home screen, follow it with your X and Y axis lists, separated by a comma, eg: "LinReg(ax+b) L1, L2". Press enter. In a moment, you will be provided with 'a' and 'b' values. Plug those residuals into your "Y=" menu in the form "ax+b", replacing 'a' and 'b' with the residuals, and the line of best fit will be drawn across your graph.

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

Try to set the Zoom window to ZoomStat, this way the scatter plot will display all statistical points in the data set.

Oct 06, 2013 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

You cannot have a scatter plot with just **one variable.** You need values in L1 and values in L2. If you have only one set of values you can do **1-var statistics** and plot a histogram (x-value vs. frequency).

Oct 06, 2013 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Silver...

The simplest way would be to create a table where each x-value has a y-value that is the residual at the corresponding x. With a 2-list data set you can plot you residual plot.

Sep 22, 2013 | Texas Instruments TI-86 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...

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

Turn off the stat plot features. Press "2ND" "STAT PLOT" and then select 4:PlotsOff.

Sep 23, 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.

Sep 12, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

To make a plot, first you will need to define a list. To do this, press "{", then enter the values of your list, separating each value with a comma, and ending the list with "}" then store (STO>) the list into a list variable ("2nd" + "1", "2", etc.). For a box plot, you will need only one list, and for a scatter plot, you will need two. One for the independent variable, and one for the response variable; that is, one for the X and Y axis, respectively. To make your plot, open the plot menu ("2nd" + "Y=") and select a plot. From there, you may select the type of plot and which lists to use as values.

To find the residuals for the line of best fit, from the home screen, press "STAT", then move one right to "CALC", then select option 4, "LinReg(ax+b)". Once this command is on your home screen, follow it with your X and Y axis lists, separated by a comma, eg: "LinReg(ax+b) L1, L2". Press enter. In a moment, you will be provided with 'a' and 'b' values. Plug those residuals into your "Y=" menu in the form "ax+b", replacing 'a' and 'b' with the residuals, and the line of best fit will be drawn across your graph.

To find the residuals for the line of best fit, from the home screen, press "STAT", then move one right to "CALC", then select option 4, "LinReg(ax+b)". Once this command is on your home screen, follow it with your X and Y axis lists, separated by a comma, eg: "LinReg(ax+b) L1, L2". Press enter. In a moment, you will be provided with 'a' and 'b' values. Plug those residuals into your "Y=" menu in the form "ax+b", replacing 'a' and 'b' with the residuals, and the line of best fit will be drawn across your graph.

Nov 11, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Hello,

Press [2nd][STAPLOTS][4:StatPlots Off] [ENTER][ENTER].

Press [STAT][5:SetUp Editor] [ENTER]ENTER]

Configure the statpolt as in the picture (for a scatter plot)

Restart you statistical graphing.

If that does not solve the problem, reset the RAM

Press [2nd][MEM][7:Reset][1:All Ram][2:Reset][ENTER], then [CLEAR] the message on screen.

Hope it helps.

Press [2nd][STAPLOTS][4:StatPlots Off] [ENTER][ENTER].

Press [STAT][5:SetUp Editor] [ENTER]ENTER]

Configure the statpolt as in the picture (for a scatter plot)

Restart you statistical graphing.

If that does not solve the problem, reset the RAM

Press [2nd][MEM][7:Reset][1:All Ram][2:Reset][ENTER], then [CLEAR] the message on screen.

Hope it helps.

Oct 06, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

You create a program by using the program editor. Press the "APPS" key and select "Program Editor".

What type of data graph do you want? The TI-89 can plot Scatter, XYline, Box, and Histgram graphs. Use the "Plot Setup" screen to select the desired plot type.

What type of data graph do you want? The TI-89 can plot Scatter, XYline, Box, and Histgram graphs. Use the "Plot Setup" screen to select the desired plot type.

Apr 17, 2008 | Texas Instruments TI-89 Calculator

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