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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Create a max() Function

Stuck on this challenge

I can't seem to figure out where I'm going wrong with this challenge. My code is as follows:

function max( height, width ) { if ( height > width) { alert(height + "is larger than" + width); } else { alert(width + "is larger than" + height); } }

max(20, 30);

But it keeps saying it's incorrect. Can anyone help me with where I'm going wrong?

script.js
function max( height, width ) {
  if ( height > width) {
    alert(height + "is larger than" + width);
  }
  else {
    alert(width + "is larger than" + height);
  }
}

max(20, 30);

1 Answer

Rich Donnellan
MOD
Rich Donnellan
Treehouse Moderator 27,671 Points

Jake,

The challenge requires you to return the larger number, not alert anything. You shouldn't be calling it either.

Peruse the JavaScript category in the forum; you'll see many topics on this exact question.

ā€“ Rich