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# Can someone help find the error in my code? Bummer: Looks like you haven't changed the value of `numberOf503` yet.

Can't seem to figure out what I'm doing wrong with the reduce method. I keep getting the following error.

Bummer: Looks like you haven't changed the value of `numberOf503` yet.

app.js
```const phoneNumbers = ["(503) 123-4567", "(646) 123-4567", "(503) 987-6543", "(503) 234-5678", "(212) 123-4567", "(416) 123-4567"];
let numberOf503;

// numberOf503 should be: 3

numberOf503 = phoneNumbers.reduce((count, number) => {
if (number.substring(0, 5) === '(503)') {
return count + 1;
} else {
return;
}
}, 0);

console.log(numberOf503);
```

Hi Daniel. Instead of returning the count from inside the if statement, try returning it outside of the if statement. Delete the else block altogether.

You can also write count + 1 as count++. The code looks concise that way while still maintaining the correct behaviour.

Hi,

Your code is good, you just need to return the `count` like this.

```else { return count; }```

and this is another approach if you would like to make your code short

`numberOf503 = phoneNumbers.reduce((c, n) => (n[1] === '5' ? c+1 : c), 0)`

Or

`numberOf503 = phoneNumbers.reduce((c, n) => (n.slice(0, 5) === '(503)' ? c + 1 : c), 0)`