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JavaScript JavaScript Foundations Numbers Creating Numbers: Part 2

dont understand octal number

create a variable and pass it to a octal literal 16.

2 Answers

What you wrote isn't exactly what the challenge says. It say: Create a variable named "mevol" and assign the value 16 to it using an octal number literal.

Octal literals start with 0, so if you wanted to assign the value 8 (decimal) using an octal literal, you'd write:

var myVal = 010; // because 8 in the octal system is 10

So, with this example, assigning the code challenge value shouldn't be a problem. Edit: If you really don't understand the octal system, you can easily find converters from decimal to octal via Google.

Kelvin Knighton
Kelvin Knighton
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i pass the challenge thanks to you, but i still don't get the placing of the numbers!! ughh i am trying.