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

Heidi S Wolff
Heidi S Wolff
12,757 Points

What am I doing wrong in this challenge?

I thought that I was doing it correctly.

script.js
var newYork = {
  population: 100, 
  latitude: '40.7127 N',
  longitude: '74.0059 W'
};
newYork.population = 8.406e6;
newYork.country = USA;
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>JavaScript Objects</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

3 Answers

USA is a string so it needs to be like this ‘USA’

Jennifer Nordell
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STAFF
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! You're incredibly close here. You are only missing a pair of quotation marks around "USA". We're trying to create a new property on the newYork object called country and set it to the string "USA". Because the quotation marks are missing, it believes that it should be looking for a variable named USA which doesn't exist in this context. Simply adding the quotation marks causes this to pass the challenge.

Hope this helps! :sparkles: