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

it dosen't look like i am storing returned value in echo

it dosen't look like i am storing returned value in echo

script.js
function returnValue(arg) {
  return arg;
var echo = returnValue('hello')
  }
 function  returnValue (hello) {
   return hello
   var echo = returnValue ('hello world');
 }
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

Steve Mustanski
Steve Mustanski
15,081 Points

What the challenge is asking you to do is to create a function that returns the value of the argument that is passed into it. The next step asks you to create a variable and store the returned value when you call the function with a string you pass into the function. This would be done outside of the function.

So all you need to do is create a function that returns the argument that is passed in and then create a variable that stores the value returned from the function when called.

Here is what that would look like:

function returnValue(arg) {
  return arg;
}

var echo = returnValue("HI!");

Hope that helps. Let me know if you still have questions.