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

Stone Garrett
Stone Garrett
928 Points

confused about what is supposed to go into the variable

how do i put the results from calling the returnValue even to the var echo

script.js
function returnValue (dog){
  var echo = returnValue;
  return dog
}
returnValue('poodle');
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

2 Answers

Adam Beer
Adam Beer
11,313 Points

There is a little different between the task 1 solution and your solution. var echo equal to the argument and return the variable name. You can use the shorthand solution, dont saved the argument in the variable and returned the argument name. Hope this help.

Caleb Kleveter
MOD
Caleb Kleveter
Treehouse Moderator 37,862 Points

You're pretty close. You should be assigning the result of the function call (

returnValue('poodle');

) to the echo variable outside of the function body.