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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Tracking Data Using Objects Access and Set Object Properties

Matthew Netherton
Matthew Netherton
2,819 Points


Hey guys,

I think you've got a typo. The question is worded as such: "The New York variable contains an object" with the wrong value.

Shouldn't it instead say: "The New York object contains a property with the wrong value?"


var newYork = {
  population: 100, 
  latitude: '40.7127 N',
  longitude: '74.0059 W'
<!DOCTYPE html>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Objects</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

1 Answer

Remi Vledder
Remi Vledder
14,144 Points

In this case the wording chosen by the author is correct.

Because a variable is used to assign the object to, using the object initialiser rather than the object constructor.

Read more regarding this subject: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/JavaScript/Guide/Working_with_Objects#Using_object_initializers