# Using the Data Table and Graphing Tools

Creating data tables and graphs is easy and fast.

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Written by Trevor Register, Peter Bohacek, Linda Detwiler and 2 others## Using the Data Table and Graphing Tool

A quick introduction to the setting up a data table and graphWritten by Trevor Register. Updated this week

## Using Column Formulas

You can do unit conversions and other calculations on data in your data table.Written by Peter Bohacek. Updated over a week ago

## Copying and Pasting in Data Tables

Learn about the new power of copy-paste strategies!Written by Linda Detwiler. Updated over a week ago

## Significant Figures and Column Formulas

How does Pivot Interactives handle significant figures with column formulas?Written by Trevor Register. Updated over a week ago

## Using Text in a Data Table

You can configure a column int a data table to accept either numerical or text dataWritten by Trevor Register. Updated over a week ago

## Using Uncertainty Bars on Graphs

Also called Error Bars, you can easily add these to any quantity on a graph.Written by Peter Bohacek. Updated over a week ago

## How to make a bar graph

Here's how to make a bar graph using data from your data table.Written by Trevor Register. Updated over a week ago

## How to use the Rate of Change Column Formula

You can use this column formula to take a derivative of one column of data with respect to anotherWritten by John Burk. Updated this week

## How do you square root in a column formula?

I want to add a column formula with a square rootWritten by Trevor Register. Updated over a week ago

## Student FAQ: How do I clear my data table?

As a student, I want to delete all of the data in my data table and start over.Written by Trevor Register. Updated over a week ago

## Why can't I type into a data table?

You can't type into tables if the section has been submitted, or if you type text in a number field.Written by Trevor Register. Updated over a week ago

## Why isn't my curve fit showing up?

Sometimes when I select a curve fit I get an error, or the fit curve never shows up.Written by Matt Vonk. Updated over a week ago

## Formatting Options for Numerical Columns

Set the number of significant figures, decimal places, or set to display scientific notation.Written by Peter Bohacek. Updated over a week ago

## Constructing a Velocity vs Time Graph

This is a perfect balance between hand-calculating slopes and automatic tools that obscure the process.Written by Peter Bohacek. Updated over a week ago

## Pre-populating the data table when editing an activity.

You can partially or completely set up the data table for students to use.Written by Linda Detwiler. Updated over a week ago