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

matthew roach
matthew roach
Courses Plus Student 1,089 Points

Code errors

what am I doing wrong?

PS why don't you just show the solution somewhere so I can compare? It's so annoying to have to ask a question each time....

function returnValue(colour) {
  return colour;

var echo = returnValue();

  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

2 Answers

Pass the parameter to the function in the same line with the assignment:

function returnValue(colour) {
  return colour;
var echo = returnValue("string here");

I agree, many times I wish they had a way to get 'hints' without having to ask each time. Cheers.

Stanley Thijssen
Stanley Thijssen
22,831 Points

maybe you have to get rid of:

var echo = returnValue();

since it doesn't do anything.