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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Passing an Argument to a Function

aidan cheung
aidan cheung
1,033 Points

what am i missing

how do i set the echo variable to the returnValue function

script.js
function returnValue (anything) {
  return(anything) ;
  var echo ;
}

returnValue("hello");
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

stjarnan
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stjarnan
Front End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 56,488 Points

Hi Aidan!

I think you just misunderstood the instructions a little bit, look here:

function returnValue(yourParameter) {
  return yourParameter;
}

var echo = returnValue('This string is now the value of the echo variable');

Read the instructions again while you watch that code snippet, do you understand now?

I hope that helps ,

Jonas