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JavaScript JavaScript Foundations Numbers Parsing Numbers From Strings

What am I doing wrong?!?

added

var numWidth = parseInt("640px", 10);

and it says that is wrong. I've typed different variations of this.

var numWidth = parseInt("640", 10); var numWidth = parseInt("boxWidth", 10);

what am I doing wrong?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <title>JavaScript Foundations: Parsing Numbers From Strings</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="core.css">
    <script>
      var boxWidth = "640px";
      var boxHeight = "480px";
      var numWidth = parseInt("640", 10);



    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h1>JavaScript Foundations</h1>
    <h2>Parsing Numbers From Strings</h2>
    <script src="viewer.js"></script>
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

kevin jordan
kevin jordan
11,353 Points

Hey Erik -

Super close I think. All you need is to remove the parenthesizes around boxWidth in your parseInt call:

  var numWidth = parseInt("640", 10); => should be parseInt(boxWidth, 10);

Thank You!!!

William Li
PLUS
William Li
Courses Plus Student 26,865 Points

you should pass in boxWidth as argument, not the number.

var numWidth = parseInt(boxWidth, 10);