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

not understanding what this exercise is asking

function returnValue (chicken) { return returnValue(chicken)};

function returnValue (chicken){

return returnValue (chicken)};
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

3 Answers

You just need to return the chicken argument itself. :)

Andrew Hunt
Andrew Hunt
7,665 Points

I think you just need to return the argument rather than actually calling the function in your return statement (if that makes sense). The following seemed to pass for me:

function returnValue(chicken) { return(chicken); }

I guess it's a question of getting used to the function syntax rather than this particular function being really useful.

The argument is what lies between the parenthesis (). Therefore you need to only write.

return chicken;

That's it.