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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Working With Numbers Doing Math

Shadrach Thomas
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Shadrach Thomas
Courses Plus Student 8,915 Points

I'm stuck please help me

how to solve the last challenge

script.js
var wholesalePrice = 5.45;
var retailPrice = 9.99;
var quantity = 47;
var salesTotal = retailPrice * quantity;
var profit = salesTotal - wholesalePrice * quantity;
var profitPerUnit = profit \ quantity;
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>

1 Answer

Shaun Dixon
Shaun Dixon
10,944 Points

I think the issue is with your last variable, you have used \ instead of / for division. Try changing it as per below and see if this resolves your issue.

var wholesalePrice = 5.45;
var retailPrice = 9.99;
var quantity = 47;
var salesTotal = retailPrice * quantity;
var profit = salesTotal - wholesalePrice * quantity;
var profitPerUnit = profit / quantity;