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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Create a max() Function

Code Challenge: Create a max() function

function max ( 10 , 20 ) { if (10>20) { return false; } else { return true; } }; where am i wrong? How can i code this?

function max ( 10 , 20 ) {
  if (10>20) {
    return false;
  } else {
    return true;

2 Answers

Daniel Hartin
Daniel Hartin
18,106 Points

Hi Sarfaraj

Your logic is correct only you are not using variables you have instead simply typed in 2 numbers. The function below which passes the test uses the same layout as your but instead accepts the 2 variables i and x.

The challenge asks you to return the higher of the 2 values so instead of returning true or false simply return the variable i or x whichever is the biggest.

function max(i,x){

  if(x > i){

    return x;


    return i;



Hope this helps


Carlos Esteves
Carlos Esteves
8,563 Points

Hi Martin,

Thanks for your help. I was with the same problem, and now I understand the mistake.