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

Maheshkumar selvaraj
Maheshkumar selvaraj
587 Points

I am not sure why it is not passing. It says my task 1 is failed. But when I check, the task 1 is passing.

I am trying to store the result of the function in a variable. But it fails.

script.js
function returnValue(myValue)
{

  return myValue;
}
var echo = function returnValue(myValue);
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>

2 Answers

When you pass a function to a variable you don't have to use the "function" keyword. Like this:

function returnValue(arg){ return arg; }

var echo = returnValue("Hello World");

And remember you're passing a String to the function parameter. Hope it can help you :)