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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Create a variable with a string

Challenge 2 Task 2

Is everything suppose to be in quotes in document.write?

var player = "Jasmine";
document.write(var player = "Jasmine");
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>

2 Answers

Colin Bell
Colin Bell
29,679 Points

You're setting your variable in your first line. Your second line should just write whatever the player variable is set as. So the code should just be:

var player = "Jasmine";
TJ Egan
TJ Egan
14,420 Points

Since you set the variable in the line before, all you have to do is pass the variable name into the function: