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JavaScript JavaScript Foundations Arrays Methods: Part 2

Help with .sort

Challenge task 2 of 2 Sort the 'saying2' array, on about line 19, so that the words are listed in length order. The shortest first. Use the 'length' property on the strings in the sort function.

var saying1 = ["The", "quick", "brown", "fox", "jumps", "over", "the", "lazy", "dog"];
      var saying2 = ["The", "quick", "brown", "fox", "jumped", "over", "the", "lazy", "dog's", "back"];
      saying1.reverse();
      saying2.sort(function(a,b){
        var a = saying2[0].length
        var b = saying2[1].length
                return a-b
                  });

Bummer! The 'saying2' was 'back,dog's,lazy,the,over,jumped,fox,brown,quick,The' --not 'The,fox,the,over,lazy,back,quick,brown,dog's,jumped'.

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