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JavaScript JavaScript Foundations Arrays Methods: Part 2

James Zwar
James Zwar
11,737 Points

Having problems with question 2. Tried various solutions like below

    saying2(a).length - saying2(b).length;

3 Answers

This worked for me:

saying2.sort(function(a, b) {
  return a.length - b.length; 


Sean T. Unwin
Sean T. Unwin
28,690 Points

You're pretty close.

When dealing with arrays we use square brackets '[]`, whereas functions use rounded brackets '()'.

When you write saying2(a) this is like calling a function named saying and passing an argument of 'a'. That being said, you don't need to do this at all since the values a and b are items within the array that are looped through.

Also, for this function to perform you need to return something.

The body of the function should look like:

return a.length - b.length;