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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Create a for Loop

Cody Norman
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Cody Norman
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 3,421 Points

"for" challenge

I'm not sure where I'm going wrong here, best I can tell I'm supposed to log to the console individual numbers from 4 to 156, however with console.log outside the loop I get the message that I didn't do it right since it only logged once (number 4-156) and that I need to log EVERY number. But put console.log in the loop and I get "The console should write out 4 the first time in the loop and 156 the last time through the loop." I don't recall learning how to log individual numbers in a loop. Can I please get some help here?

script.js
var count = '';

for (var i = 4; i <= 156; i +=1) {
  count += i;
  console.log(count);
}

2 Answers

Tomas Schaffer
Tomas Schaffer
11,569 Points

Hi Cody, The code below works. But let me explain your mistake. First You don't need 2 variables for this. Your variable "count" is no needed and even if it is. You can create empty variable like this: "var count;" No empty string is needed. You have to store number 4 which should be in console first. After you set condition how long should loop executing. Last you adding +1 to variable i but after when was executed. If you write ++i or i++ it is different. In my example i am adding 1 after code was executed in other case ++i you add +1 before and first result would be 5.

for (var i = 4; i <= 156; i++ ) { console.log(i); };

Tomas Schaffer
Tomas Schaffer
11,569 Points

And i Forgot i +=1 is same as i++ or as i = i +1