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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Create a max() Function

Aleksandra Laska
Aleksandra Laska
5,343 Points

What is wrong ?

function max(number1, number2) {
 var maximum = if (number1>number2) {
   retutn number1;
 } else {
   return number2;

1 Answer

Some hints

  • You don't need to declare a variable in the function. Just do the comparison.
  • Check your spelling of return
  • You are missing a closing bracket for your function