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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Storing and Tracking Information with Variables Using String Methods

Trouble with String Concatenation

Can you please help me fix the code I have attached for this task? Thank you.

var id = "23188xtr";
var lastName = "Smith";

var userName = id.toUpperCase();
username += "#";
var userName = lastName.toUpperCase();
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="app.js"></script>

1 Answer

Michal Weizman
Michal Weizman
14,050 Points

Hi Ellie, You declare the variable "userName" on the first time you used it. You should not declare it again on the last line of your code. Your code should work if you delete the words "var" on the last line, and use the "+=" on the same line like so:

var userName = id.toUpperCase();
userName += "#";
userName += lastName.toUpperCase();

/*** or if you want to use one line only */
var userName = id.toUpperCase() + '#' + lastName.toUpperCase();

I hope this helped.