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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Working With Numbers Doing Math

Will Kroeger
Will Kroeger
2,072 Points

Order of Operations in Javascript

JavaScript appears to have order of operations built in (i.e. parentheses aren't required). Is this the case, or have I forgotten how to do math properly?

For example, in the profit challenge, var profit can be written:

var profit = salesTotal - (wholesalePrice * quantity);


var profit = salesTotal - wholesalePrice * quantity;

Either way yielded a correct answer.

1 Answer

Yes, your assumption is correct. JavaScript follows the traditional order of operations.