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# I'm not sure what I did wrong I've been try for so long.

script.js
```function max(num1,num2) {
return num1 + num2;
}
let num1 = 5;
let num2 = 4;
```

Currently, your function returns the sum of the two numbers rather than the maximum number. The challenge wants you to return the value for `num1` if the value for `num1` is greater than the value for `num2` and otherwise return the value for `num2`. In your code, since `num1 = 5` and `num2 = 4`, your function should return its value for `num1`, which is `5`. If instead you had set `num1 = 5` and `num2 = 6`, your function should return its value for `num2`, which would be `6`.

Thanks I didn't realize what it meant!

Hey Jaelyn Fields,

The simple way to do this is by using a `if else statement`, this way it'll return the larger number out of two. The code will look like this:

```function max(num1, num2) {
if(num1 > num2) {
return num1;
} else {
return num2;
}
}
```

Essentially you have to implement the Math.max() function.

https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Reference/Global_Objects/Math/max

Thank you I appreciate it!!