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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Passing an Argument to a Function

Ali Sh
Ali Sh
2,026 Points


After your newly created returnValue function, create a new variable named echo. Set the value of echo to be the results from calling the returnValue function. When you call the returnValue function, make sure to pass in any string you'd like for the parameter.

The function will accept the string you pass to it and return it back (using the return statement). Then your echo variable will be set with what is returned, the results.

function returnValue(drink) {
  var echo = returnValue('water');
return drink;
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  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

The function you create for task 1 should remain as-is for task 2.

The task 2 code should be written outside of the function, but it will use it and assign the return value to the new variable.

function returnValue(drink) { return drink; }

var echo = returnValue("water")

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

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