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JavaScript Object-Oriented JavaScript Working with Classes in JavaScript Adding methods to classes

Cian Jochem
Cian Jochem
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Why does stringGPA not return a string?

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adding_methods.js
class Student {
    constructor(gpa){
        this.gpa = gpa;
    }

    stringGPA() {
      return parseInt(this.gpa);
    }
}

const student = new Student(3.9);

1 Answer

Brandon White
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Brandon White
Treehouse Moderator

Hi Cian,

The parseInt() function casts/converts a string to an integer (non-floating point number), if it can. It’s not intended to return a string.

Try googling the toString method, and see if that helps you out.

Good luck, coder!