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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Update the Value of a Variable

const points = 100; const bonuspts = 50; what is the issue here?

const points = 100;
const bonusPts = 50;

points += bonusPts;

1 Answer

Akash Sathish
Akash Sathish
13,925 Points

Hey Dennis Leyva, As the variable points is declared as a constant, it's value cannot be changed throughout the program. Thus making the reassignment statement points += bonusPts; an error. Change the points variable from const to let. Then, you're code will work fine without any errors.

Thank You Sir