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JavaScript jQuery Basics Understanding jQuery Events and DOM Traversal DOM Traversal with jQuery

What do I need to change? or What am I missing?

What do I need to change? or What am I missing?

index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <title>Document</title>
</head>
<body>
  <h2>Student List</h2>

  <ul class="student-list">
    <li>James McAvoy</li>
    <li>Alena Holligan</li>
    <li>Wade Christensen</li>
    <li>Matt Krzyzynski</li>
  </ul>

  <script src="jquery-3.2.1.min.js"></script>
  <script src="app.js"></script>
</body>
</html>
app.js
$('li').eq(2).prev('li').prev('li');

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
217,506 Points

I thought the error message that produces was a pretty good hint: Bummer! Did you unintentionally supply arguments to the "prev" method call on the jQuery object with a selector of "li"?

So if you just remove the arguments from both "prev()" calls, it passes the challenge!

But I can see where you were going there. Technically, it seems like it should work just as well. You might want to report it as a bug to the Support staff.