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JavaScript JavaScript Foundations Numbers Parsing Numbers From Strings

Gabriel Olaniyi
Gabriel Olaniyi
5,346 Points

code challenge

Please explain what I'm doing wrong here. Cant seem to get through from here.

A variable named "boxWidth" already exists with a value of "640px". Create a new variable named "numWidth" and use the "parseInt" method to extract the numeric value from boxWidth's string value. Bummer! Sorry! That's not correct. A correct answer will use the form: var numVariable = parseInt(stringVariable, radix); PreviewRecheck work index.html

      var boxWidth = "640px";
      var boxHeight = "480px"; 
      var numWidth = parseInt("boxWidth", 10);

2 Answers

Stone Preston
Stone Preston
42,016 Points

youve put quotes around your variable name. Remove them and it looks like it should work

parseInt(boxWidth, 10);