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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Review Creating and Naming Variables

the questions asks to not assign anything to the var but gives errors when you do that. What is it looking for?

Here is how i answered:

var timeRemaining= ;

also tried

var timeRemaining= " ";

both responded with incorrect.

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
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Hi there! When creating a variable that (as of yet) will hold no value you may not include the equals sign. This indicates to JavaScript to expect a value on the right side of the equals as the equals is the assignment operator.

To assign a variable named myVar with no value, I would use:

var myVar;

Hope this helps! :sparkles: