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

Elizabeth Hammock
Elizabeth Hammock
6,674 Points

Not sure what the issue with my code is.

Call the function and display the results in an alert dialog. You can pass the results of a function directly to the alert() method. For example, to display the results of the Math.random() method in an alert dialog you could type this: alert( Math.random( ) );

script.js
function max(num1, num2) {
  if (num1 > num2){
  return num1
  } else {
  return num2;
    alert(max(num1,num2));
  }
}

2 Answers

cm21
cm21
150,854 Points

1) You would want the call to the function to be outside of the function itself. 2) You would want to pass actual numeric values to the function.

For example:

function max(num1, num2) {
  if (num1 > num2){
  return num1
  } else {
  return num2
  }
}

alert(max(3, 4))

Hope this helps!

function max(x, y) {
  if( x > y ) {
    return x;
  } else {
        return y;
       }
}
alert( Math.random (max()));