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Solution 34734: Explaining the ERR:STAT Message on the TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus Family of Graphing Calculators.

What causes an ERR:STAT message to be displayed when performing statistical calculations on the TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus family of graphing calculators?

An ERR:STAT message is displayed when attempting a stat calculation or operation with lists that are not appropriate.

Make sure you follow the rules stated below to avoid an ERR:STAT:

1) Statistical analysis must have at least two data points.
2) Med-Med must have at last three points for each partition.
3) When using a frequency list, its elements must be greater than or equal to 0.
4) (Xmax - Xmin) / Xscl must be less than or equal to 47 for a histogram.

Please see the TI-83 Plus and TI-84 Plus Family guidebooks for additional information.

Last updated: 7/03/2023