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

Allan Storgaard
Allan Storgaard
5,242 Points

What is the solution to: Challange Task 2 of 2, in JavaScript Basics, Functions parameter/var echo...?

Task 1: function returnValue(arg1){return arg1;} ... this is ok. Task 2....I do not get it.

script.js
function returnValue (arg1){
  return arg1;
}
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>
Sam Okasha
Sam Okasha
10,343 Points

An example solution could be:

var echo = returnValue ('anyArg');

The parameter just needs to be passed in as a string as per the question.

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
215,939 Points

You created the function already. Now you just call it, and assign the value it returns to a variable named echo.

Just add something like this (you can pick any string you like) after the definition you made in step 1:

var echo = returnValue("any string");
Allan Storgaard
Allan Storgaard
5,242 Points

Sam and Steven - thank you so much!