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Parsing Numbers from Strings Code Challenge
So I am left scratching my head on the Parsing Numbers From Strings Code Challenge.
In a nutshell I have absolutely no idea how to do this! Could someone please explain this to me in simple terms.
I have tried
var numWidth = parseInt(640, 10);
*Sorry having problems with the code block command :-*
I will re-watch the Parsing Numbers from Strings video till I understand this throughly
Thanking you in advanced
You gotta pass the variable as an argument to the parseInt function:
var numWidth = parseInt(boxWidth, 10);
I think parseInt takes a string as the first argument, and the base as the second.
So in your case, var numWidth = parseInt("640", 10); // meaning I want to parse the string "640" to an integer of numbers with base 10 (ie, 0, 1, 2, ... 9)
That has helped! I declare the string of "640" and the integer is 10, however I still get the same error which is
Sorry! That's not correct. A correct answer will use the form: var numVariable = parseInt(stringVariable, radix);
What does this error message mean!?
Once agin you have saved me loads of stress! This is the first code challenge since I first signed up in June that I have been completely stumped on.
Yes that worked perfectly and your explanation helped a greatly!!