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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Create a max() Function

david Ramirez
david Ramirez
Courses Plus Student 2,798 Points

idk what i am doing


function max(parameter1 , parameter2){
  return parameter1 + parameter2;

2 Answers

Julian Gutierrez
Julian Gutierrez
19,201 Points

You need to return the larger of the two numbers, in this example you need to use an if/else statement inside of the function to accomplish this.

1,890 Points

You're close. Go step by step of what the task asks you to do.

We must create a function named max that takes in two arguments:

function max (parameter1, parameter2) {

The function should then return the larger number of those two numbers. It notes we must use a conditional statement. If-else is a conditional statement.

So we are doing a simple comparing of the two numbers to determine which one is greater. We do that by using a > or < operators. So here we have it:

function max(parameter1, parameter2) {
    if (parameter1 > parameter2) {
        return parameter1;
    } else {
      return parameter2;