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

Add a new property -- country -- to newYork. Don't change the original object, just add this new property using a = sign

I am having issues with this question. Please help me.

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

1 Answer

Jackson McComas
Jackson McComas
8,036 Points

It looks like this exercise is intending you to adjust the objects property outside of the object itself, by calling that specific property in the object and changing it. You would do this by using dot notation like so:

object.property = 'newValue';

So in this case, your code should look like this:

var newYork = {
  population: 100, 
  latitude: '40.7127 N',
  longitude: '74.0059 W'
};

newYork.population = 8.406e6;

Thank you Jackson for the assistance.