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JavaScript jQuery Basics Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal DOM Traversal with jQuery

Sundar Maharjan
Sundar Maharjan
6,740 Points

.prev()

You've just learned about the next() and prev() methods. Use one of them to traverse from Wade Christensen to James McAvoy in the list of students.

index.html

app.js
$('li').eq(2).prev('li').prev('li');
$('.student-list li').eq(1);

1 Answer

I tried the first line in a workspace and it appears to work just the same with or without arguments in the prev method. However with arguments the challenge presents an error:

Bummer: Did you unintentionally supply arguments to the "prev" method call on the jQuery object with a selector of "li"?

Task 2 accepts the code without arguments:

$('li').eq(2).prev().prev();

Line 2 in your code selects Alena Holligan and isn't needed.

Sundar Maharjan
Sundar Maharjan
6,740 Points

KRIS NIKOLAISEN, Thank you very much. got a headache.