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

Elijiah Garmon
Elijiah Garmon
2,337 Points

I don't know how to set the value of echo to be the results from calling the returnValue function.

please help

function returnValue(hi) {
  return hi;

var echo = 
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
225,714 Points

Well, just in general, to set the value of somevariable to the result of calling somefunction:

var somevariable = somefunction(arguments);
Rebecca Jensen
Rebecca Jensen
11,580 Points

Yep. And in a sense, you can almost imagine that a function "is" the result that it returns. You may be getting hung up on the echo "the results" part of the question.

The function... returns the results. :) The function "is" the results. And Steven has provided a great template for you.