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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Using String Methods

Detra Sheard
Detra Sheard
511 Points

don't understand

I have gotten confused with how to add all of these together

var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";
var userName = id.toUpperCase();
var userName += + "#" + lastName.toUpperCase();
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>

2 Answers

Benjamin Larson
Benjamin Larson
34,055 Points

You're close to having it. In your last line, you should not add the var keyword again - in doing so you are essentially overwriting the previous value. Also, you should not have the concatenation operator (+) preceding the string "#". Using the += operator is sufficient to add it to the current value and adding I believe adding the additional one will cause a syntax error.

userName += "#" + lastName.toUpperCase();
Detra Sheard
Detra Sheard
511 Points

TY Benjamin. I really appreciate it