Consider the following data:

1
3
7
4
14
9
2
5
7
9
12

A histogram can be obtained by creating a STAT PLOT. First enter the data into . To learn how to enter data into a list, go to Making a Table . Once the data are entered, the screen should appear as shown below:

Screen Picture of TI-83 Calculator

To construct a histogram turn on the STAT PLOT. To do this, press 2nd and then Y= [STAT PLOT].  The calculator screen should look the one on the left below.  1 is highlighted, so press ENTER to select the first plot.  Now, select ON in the first row, then select the third TYPE.

Screen Picture of TI-83 Calculator

To let the calculator automatically select the class width and the scaling, press ZOOM and then select ZOOM STAT by pressing 9.

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