Question about Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Please help plotting graphs.

parabola y=x^2-x-6 and line y=2x-2 on the same graph for values between x -5 and 5

I need to find the co-ordinates of the points where the 2 graphs intersect please.

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I believe I already showed you with a profusion of details how to graph functions on the calculator. It would very kind of you to refer to the post that answered your question, so as not to make us answer it all over again. Much appreciated.

Read the following to use the intersection function.

- You draw two or more graphs.
- After the graphs are displayed, press [2nd][TRACE] to access the (CALC)ulate menu.
- Select [5:Interesct]
- You will be prompted for a first curve: the equation of the curve will be displayed at the top left corner of the screen. If it is one the intersecting curves, press [ENTER]
- You will be prompted for the second curve. (You can move from one curve to another by pressing the UpArrow or DownArrow).
- After two curves are selected, you will be prompted for a guess for the X-value of an intersection point: you can use the keypad to enter a guess or use the left or right arrow to move the cursor towards a point of your choosing (if there are more than one point).
- After a short while the calculator gives you a solution.
- If it fails, you must make a better guess.

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Posted on May 16, 2010

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Mar 26, 2012 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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Mar 26, 2012 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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

Oct 29, 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.

May 17, 2010 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

This error show up when you are graphing out of the plot menu. If you are not graphing data points from list menu, you need to turn the plots off. In the y= screen, you will see the words plot 1, plot 2, etc across the top of the screen. If one of the plots is highlighted (black box over the words), you need to turn it off. This can be done by arrowing up and highlighting the box and pressing enter. When you arrow back down, the plot should be off and you will be able to enter an equation in the y= lines and graph.

If you are graphing from the plot menu, this error lets you know that one of the lists you are graphing is longer than the other.

Another way to fix the problem is to reset the calculator by pressing 2nd button then plus sign then 7 then 1 then 2. This will reset the calculator however if you are graphing from lists, your data will be erased. Hope this helps.

If you are graphing from the plot menu, this error lets you know that one of the lists you are graphing is longer than the other.

Another way to fix the problem is to reset the calculator by pressing 2nd button then plus sign then 7 then 1 then 2. This will reset the calculator however if you are graphing from lists, your data will be erased. Hope this helps.

Oct 02, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

how to fix window to graph Pythagorean property

Sep 01, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Parabolas are forms of the base equation X^2. So press the [Y=] key, and then type in the variation of x squared that you want

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

Parabolas are forms of X^2. Go to [Y=], then put in the formula of the parabola that you want.

May 07, 2009 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

You're probably getting a dimension error 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.

Dec 04, 2007 | Texas Instruments TI-83 Plus Calculator

Just passing by, make sure you aren't zoomed in or panned away from the axis when you look.
Check to see if there is some way you could be referencing a matrix. I can pull up a similar error by trying to pull a value out of a non-existant slot.
I got my first TI 2 days ago, so I probably don't know as much as you.

Aug 20, 2007 | Texas Instruments TI-84 Plus Calculator

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