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I can't graph two functions at the same time (in y=) on a TI-84 Silver Edition. Can you help fix that?

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Hello,
You bet I do, provided
1. there are no hardware problems I am not aware of;
2. that you are willing to follow my instructions.

First thing to do before any new type of problem
1. Turn StatPlots OFF : press [2nd][STATPLOT][4:PlotsOff] [ENTER]

Second thing: Clear the statistical lists
2. Press [2nd][0][PGRM] DownArrow to point to ClrAllLists.
3.Press [ENTER][ENTER]

Third thing : Configure the graph type to be FUNCTION graph
4. Press [MODE]. If FUNC (on fourth line) is highlighted. Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.
5. If FUNC is not highlighted, use Down arrow till 4th line, highlight FUNC and press [ENTER]. Press Press [Y=] and start entering the functions.

Fourth thing: Enter function and select them for graphing
1. As you start entering the function Y1=, notice that the = sign becomes highlighted. Press [ENTER] when Y1 is typed in. Make sure the = sign for Y1 remains highlighted as cursor moves to Y2=.
2. Keep entering the functions and verifying that their = signs remain highlighted as cursor moves to another equation.
3. When finished press [ENTER]
4. Look at the graph style for each function: it is a bit of line to the left of each Y. Here is a picture of all the 7 styles.

I can't graph two functions at the same time - 5d53e23.jpg

To set a graph style, highlight the style to the left of the Y, and press [ENTER]. Each time you press [ENTER] you see a new style, in the order shown on picture.
Avoid the style of Y6, it is bubble, and as such will burst and disappear once graph is finished. Avoid also the triangular ones (for Y3 and Y4) they will shade areas of the graph, and may hide other functions.

Fifth thing: Graph Functions.
1. You can press [GRAPH] to see your graphs.
2. If one curve is missing (and you have not set its style to be rhe bubble), it may be due to the Window dimensions.

Sixth Thing: Set Window dimensions and Zoom.
1. Press [ZOOM][6:ZStandard] to use standard window dimensions.
2. If curve still missing, Press [ZOOM][3:Zoom Out] to zoom out so that you may be able to see a bigger range for the functions.
3. If necessary press [WINDOW] and set the Xmin, Xmax, Ymin,Ymax to values of your own.

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Dimensions must obey the conditions: Xmin < Xmax, and Ymin < Ymax.

Hope that helps.



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Posted on Oct 29, 2009

  • k24674 Feb 08, 2010

    If that failed to get you graphing, it must be due to the fact that the Transfrm application is running.
    When it is executed it takes over the graphing responsibilities of the native OS. To recover the "normal" graphing environment Transfrm must be unloaded from memory.

    UNLOADING TRANSFRM From memory.


    1. Press the [Apps] key.

    2. Use UpArrow (Yes the Up Arrow) to jump to the bottom of the list of Apps.

    3. Highlight :Transfrm and press [ENTER]

    4. The screen displays : TRANSFRM APP and


    • 1:Uninstall

    • 2:Continue.
    Press 1:Uninstall to unload Transfm app from memory to recover the usual graphing environment.
    Another possible culprit is the Inequalz App. To unload it from memory do as for Transfrm above and select option [2:Quit Inequalz.

    You might have realized that if we do not guess right away what is ailing a piece of equipment (calculator) , the blame rests with the asker who, strange as it may seem, refuses to divulge precious background information. Fear of calculator identity usurpation?


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