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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Tracking Multiple Items with Arrays Build a Quiz Challenge, Part 1 Solution

Lu Favela
Lu Favela
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 14,611 Points

Using parseInt() in a array.

In the video, the array had all number values for answers and used the parseInt() method to convert the string in to numbers.... What if I create a similar array, but with mixed strings and numeric values. would that be possible and what code?

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

It would certainly be possible, just leave off the "parseInt" calls. But you have to consider what the array is being used for.

I'd guess that if the current code converts everything with "parseInt", it's because the array values are used later in numeric computations and/or evaluations. If so, storing strings instead might cause the rest of the program to fail.