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JavaScript JavaScript Array Iteration Methods Combining Array Methods Combining filter() and reduce()

Why do we need filter to make things more complicated if reduce does the job by itself?

const pricesOver10 = products.reduce((pricesAll,price) => {if(price.price > 10){pricesAll += price.price}return pricesAll},0).toFixed(2)

Trent Stenoien
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Trent Stenoien
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Reduce adds up the sum, filter replaces your 'if' statement. My syntax might be not be perfect, but this is the idea.

const pricesOver10 = products.filter(price.price > 10).reduce((pricesAll,price) => pricesAll += price.price, 0).toFixed(2)

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Steven Parker
Steven Parker
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You might not have used the .filter method, but you've recreated its functionality in your conditional code. While this is a technically legitimate solution, it's less compact than the video example and requires about 50% more space.