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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Create a max() Function

My JS (about function) seems well, but Challenge says "Bummer!". Please help me.

console returns 3. What is wrong??

Question: Create a new function named max which accepts two numbers as arguments (you can name the arguments, whatever you would like). The function should return the larger of the two numbers. HINT: You'll need to use a conditional statement to test the 2 parameters to see which is the larger of the two.

function max(num1, num2){
  var test = num1 + num2;
  return  test;


1 Answer

Rachel Lev
Rachel Lev
14,582 Points

Hi. You need to use if/else statement.

Oh Thanks! I missed that.