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JavaScript JavaScript Functions Pass Information Into Functions Pass an Argument to a Function

Aaron McGlothin
Aaron McGlothin
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 1,764 Points

function returnValue(value) { return value }; return Value; } var echo = returnValue{value};

i cannot figure this outl driving me nuts!!

function returnValue(value) { return value };
  return Value;

var echo = returnValue{value};
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1 Answer

Your first line function returnValue(value) { return value }; passes the challenge.

  return Value;

tries to return the variable Value. There isn't anywhere to return to, since it isn't part of a function. The variable Value with a capital V is not defined anywhere in the code. { and } come in pairs, and the } in this code block does not have a matching {.

var echo = returnValue{value};

To call a function, use ( and ) after the function's name rather than { and }. value has not been assigned a value, so var echo = returnValue(value); will give Uncaught ReferenceError: value is not defined.