# Scatter Plots

Add a table to your expression list to start plotting points.

Next, fill in the table cells:

Note that you can have multiple scatter-plot columns in the same table:

If a table heading is a function, we'll fill in all of the values for you. One special case: a column heading can reference any of the previous column headings in your table. For example, if you have an "x" column, a "y" column, and an "x+y" column, we'll fill in the x+y column based on the first two columns:

You can long-hold the icon next to a scatterplot to see various options, including the ability to connect the points, to hide the points, to drag the points, and change the color:

Now that you have a scatterplot, how about finding a line of best fit? Learn more about regressions in Desmos.

If you'd like to learn more about tables, check out the Tables page at Learn Desmos:

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• Larry Goranson

Awesome calculator!! Makes my day!! . Keep it up!! Smile.

• Team Desmos

Regressions are now supported! Try the regressions tour in the help menu ( ? ).

• Ryan Smith

Can someone help me figure out how to make a similar table of values like this for polar coordinates of the form (r, theta)? I've changed the graph settings to "polar" but I get a message that says I cannot have the first column be "y, r, or theta".

• Ryan Smith

I think I can do it using x = rcos(theta) and y = rsin(theta) and it plots them just fine on the polar grid using the x and y columns of the data table. I don't see any way to make a table with r and theta as the columns though.

• Tv43173

Is there a way to do histograms and box-and-whisker plots? Am currently teaching Data Management and it would be helpful if students could complete all graphing requirements using one program.

• Lisa Donlan

How do you create a box plot!!!

• 8407617

How do you find out the line of best fit and it's equation?

• 1026236842

whack!

• Isiah Bernier

I don't understand still

• Sarah Loyd

What do u need help with Isiah?

• لقاء ابراهيم

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• HAROLD MEGENHARDT

its bull it wont show me my graph it is not worth the time use a different site

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