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

Varun Khanna
Varun Khanna
1,831 Points

doesnt seem to work.

please check

function max (){
  var y = prompt ("Number1");
  var z = prompt ("Numnber2");
  var x = Math.max (y,z);
  return x;

2 Answers

Jack Gordon
Jack Gordon
9,232 Points

Within your function of max you need to pass 2 parameters which we can name anything like so:

function max(number1, number2) {
      return Math.max(number1, number2);

max(200, 201);

then you simply need to return the Math.max instead of creating the variables individually (I know what you tried to do though!)

The best bit about the parameters is that we can make them whatever numbers we like when we call the function so where max(number1, number2), I have instead put max(200, 201) as arguments to test.

I hope that makes some sense, please comment if you would like me to clear anything up better!

Taylor Boudreau
Taylor Boudreau
7,285 Points

Hi there Varun,

It looks like this challenge is asking for the two numbers being compared to be passed in as arguments rather than as user input. Kind of like so:

function max(x, y) {

I hope that helps!