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# Refactor challenge: why is my code not working?

Hello hive:

I haven't had any issues yet in refactoring code in the challenges presented, but now I'm stumped. To simply a console.log() statement that prints even numbers a total of 12 times, hence up to 24, I created the following loop:

for ( var i = 0; i >= 24; i += 2 ) { console.log(i); }

This answer is not accepted; the app says it's not printing 12 times to the console. I've also tried i >= 12, which didn't make sense to be, but I tried it anyway. Would appreciate your thoughts!

## 2 Answers

Hi, Kelly! This is what the challenge is looking for:

```for (var i = 2; i <= 24; i += 2) {
console.log(i);
}
```

You need to begin at 2 and keep looping through as long as `i` is less than or equal to `24`. I hope this helps!

Thanks for your response. This helps. However, if i were to start at 0, could I simply set i <= to 22, and the answer would still be theoretically correct? Just curious.

Hi Kelly,

Nope, that would print out `0, 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22`.