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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Tracking Data Using Objects Access and Set Object Properties

Raeed Sabree
Raeed Sabree
10,664 Points

add a line of code that sets the population property to 8.406e6 dont change the original declaration of the object

how do i do that?

script.js
var newYork = {
  population: 100, 
  latitude: '40.7127 N',
  longitude: '74.0059 W'
  population: 8.406e6
};
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Objects</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Hey Raeed,

You access the properties of an object with a simple dot-notation:

var example = {
    age: 100
}

example.age = 10;
Shane Oliver
Shane Oliver
19,965 Points

you have a population property in the newYork object already. To change a property in an object you target the object and property like this: object.property = newValue;

In your case you would target the newYork object's property 'population' and set the new value

newYork.population = 8.406e6;