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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Tracking Data Using Objects Access and Set Object Properties

kingdavid igbayilola
kingdavid igbayilola
8,678 Points

javascript object

can't use the push method to assign another properties, still getting an error

script.js
var newYork = {
  population: 100, 
  latitude: '40.7127 N',
  longitude: '74.0059 W'
};
function(){
newYork.population.push(8.406e6);
};
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Objects</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Niclas Hilmersson
Niclas Hilmersson
8,296 Points

Hey!

Remember that .push is used to add items to an Array and not to an Object. To change the value of a property inside of an object all you need to do is access the property through "dot-notation" like this:

newYork.population = 8.406e6;

and just change the value inside of it.