Guide for creating a Scatter Plot on the TI-83

1. Put the data for the activity into two lists, one for the independent (L1) and one for the dependent variable (L2).

2. Press and the STAT PLOT menu will appear. Press the key.

While Plot1 is highlighted in the first row, make sure that ON is highlighted in the second row. On the third row, select the first graph choice by pressing . On row 4, type in the name of the list using the keys . When all options are set, press the key.

The graph that appears will be a scatter plot of the sample data.

Original work on this document was done by Central Virginia Governor's School student Christian Neeley (Class of '98).

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