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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Working with Strings Combine and Manipulate Strings

hakop taturyan
hakop taturyan
245 Points

how do i string these variables?

im stuck and cant find my error

app.js
let firstName;
let lastName;
let role = 'developer';
firstName += "Jack";
lastName += "Taturyan";
let msg = firstName + " + " lastName ":" + role ;
Lee B
Lee B
1,141 Points

Close! You're missing a + between lastName and ":"

hakop taturyan
hakop taturyan
245 Points

Lee B i just fixed it and it gave me an error, i feel like its such a silly mistake i keep overlooking

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,455 Points

In addition to a missing concatenation operator, it looks like another one got placed inside a string (" + " lastName) instead of between it and the variable (" " + lastName).