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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Passing an Argument to a Function

Samuel Cruz
Samuel Cruz
9,794 Points

Hi Im stuck with this question about functions. It says that im not storing the returned value into my variable.

Hi Im stuck with this question about functions. It says that im not storing the returned value into my variable named 'echo'. Can someone please help been stuck on this one for so long. my code:

script.js
function returnValue(cheese){
  var echo = (cheese);
  return echo; 
}
returnValue('pizza');
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,149 Points

The variable "echo" is in the wrong place.

The instructions say to create the variable "After your newly created returnValue function...", but your "echo" is inside the function. Put the function back the way it was for task 1.

Then, to store a value you create an assignment. The variable name will go on the left, then an equal sign ("="), then the value being assigned (in this case, the function call).