TI-83/84: Creating a Histogram

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Features a TI Calculator
Lesson Summary:

This lesson teaches you how to create a histogram on your TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator. You will learn the necessary steps to enter the height and count/frequency data into two different lists, and how to select the histogram option on your calculator. The video also explains how to adjust your X-min, X-max, Y-min, Y-max, and X-scale to get the best representation of your data set. With this knowledge, you will be able to create and sketch histograms for your assignments with ease.

Lesson Description:

This video shows how to create a histogram on your TI-83 or TI-84 graphing calculator.

Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you create a histogram on a Texas Instruments calculator?
  • How do you make a histogram on a TI-83 or TI-84+ calculator?
  • What settings must be pre-set for a histogram to show up on a calculator?
  • What do you do if your histogram or stat plot does not show up on your calculator?
  • How do stat plots work on a TI calculator?
  • How do you turn on a stat plot on a TI calculator?
  • What types of plots can you create on a TI calculator?
  • How do you enter data into lists in a graphing calculator?
  • What does the Freq column mean on a TI calculator stat plot screen?
  • How can you make it so data in a stat plot shows up on the graph screen?
  • How can you change the window on a TI calculator to show all data in a stat plot?
  • How does the X scale or Xscl change the way a histogram looks on a graphing calculator?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 4.0/5 Stars.
    This is an excellent and very complete tutorial on how to take data from a data set, enter it into the lists in a Texas Instruments calculator, and plot them using the histogram stat plot. Also discussed in this video is how to make sure the plot shows up on the graph screen and how to use the X scale feature to alter the way the results show up.
  • ursailr

    • Currently 5.0/5 Stars.
    I always wondered what that Xscl thing was for. Very informative video.