Guide for performing an ANOVA on the TI-83

1. Put the data for the activity into lists, one for each of the samples being tested (L1, L2, etc.).

2. Press the button and the statistical menu will appear. Press and confirm that TESTS is highlighted on the top row. Scroll down using the key until you reach choice F: ANOVA. Press the button.

3. Enter the lists containing the data for the regression with the keys , comma, , comma, and . Finally, close the parenthesis and press .

4. The screen will display the results of the ANOVA. If there is a significant difference between the two populations, the magnitude of the p value (line 3) will be less than or equal to the alpha level selected (0.05, 0.001, etc)

Original work on this document was done by Central Virginia Governor's School students Mandi Grant, Kelly Huber, and Carter Vaughan (Class of '98).

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