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

Evan Karas
Evan Karas
5,198 Points

I'm completely stuck on this question.

I feel like I am completing this correctly however I cannot seem to pass. Could you please assist?

script.js
function returnValue(test) {
  return test;
  var echo = test + ' another ';
  return echo;
}
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

Samuel Key
Samuel Key
3,310 Points

They are asking you to create a new variable outside of the function:

function returnValue (test) {
  return test;
}

var echo = returnValue("Hello");
Evan Karas
Evan Karas
5,198 Points

Thanks Samuel - I almost had it. The language on the challenge was a tad confusing. Thanks for your help!

Samuel Key
Samuel Key
3,310 Points

No problem! Sometimes it's difficult to figure out what exactly they are asking you to do.