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

Jorge Montava Arsis
Jorge Montava Arsis
1,648 Points

Conditional statement for a large number

Hi, I am stuck with this, can someone help? thanks!

Create a new function named max which accepts two numbers as arguments (you can name the arguments, whatever you would like). The function should return the larger of the two numbers.

HINT: You'll need to use a conditional statement to test the 2 parameters to see which is the larger of the two.

function max ( 1 , 2 ) {
  return 2;
  if (max (2 > 1){

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,608 Points

When you define a function you use parameter names to represent the values that will be supplied later when the function is called. You would not use actual values (such as literal numbers) in the definition.

Also, you'll need to do the test inside the function to determine which of the values to return.