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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Passing an Argument to a Function

this is so vague

function returnValue(arguement) { return arguement; )

REALLY? is this not the definition of a function?

function returnValue(arguement) { 
  return arguement;
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  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
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Lukas Smith
Lukas Smith
4,026 Points

as like they say This isn't a useful function, but we want to make sure you know how to create a function that can accept information when it is called.

What is it your unsure of?

1 Answer


Your example is known as a "degenerate case".

It's a function, it's legal, but it's not very interesting. But it does illustrate the "bones" of a function.

Take care!

-- Cal