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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Working With Numbers Doing Math

[(9.99*47)-(5.45*47)]/47 is this correct for javascript

want to more about how to play around opertors

script.js
var wholesalePrice = 5.45;
var retailPrice = 9.99;
var quantity = 47;
var salesTotal =9.99*47;
var profit =(9.99*47)-(5.45*47);
var profitPerUnit=(9.99*47)-(5.45*47)/47;
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Nick Yoho
Nick Yoho
6,957 Points

Instead of doing the calculations with the actual numbers try using the variables you have defined already, for example:

var wholesalePrice = 5.45;
var retailPrice = 9.99;
var quantity = 47;
var salesTotal = retailPrice * quantity;
var profit =  salesTotal - wholesalePrice * quantity;