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

peterson st gourdain
peterson st gourdain
931 Points

im struggling to understand the question

im lost

function returnValue (peter) {
  return peter;
  var echo ()
  echo = peter('peter');
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

1 Answer

Hey Peterson,

The variable should be declared 'outside' of the function body, and it should be set to the value returned from the function. For example:

function getName(name) {
    return name;

var name = getName('Ben');

console.log(name); // Ben

Hopefully that helps.