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

Why is this wrong?

Create a new function named max which accepts two numbers as arguments (you can name the arguments, whatever you would like). The function should return the larger of the two numbers.

HINT: You'll need to use a conditional statement to test the 2 parameters to see which is the larger of the two.

script.js
function max (level, price) {
  if (level>price) {
    return level
  } else () {
   return price 
  }
}

3 Answers

You don't need the parentheses after the else statement.

Zack Jackson
Zack Jackson
30,220 Points

You don't ever pass anything to the else statement since it accepts all conditions that are not met by the original if conditional statement. You don't need the parentheses after the else clause. You would need them with an else if statement since an else if statement will introduce a second conditional statement that you would need to pass in.

Sasha Ibanez Musielack
Sasha Ibanez Musielack
315 Points

after the return you need to put " ; " it would be like this ( return level ; ) and you don't ever pass anything to the else statement since it accepts all conditions that are not met by the original if conditional statement.