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JavaScript JavaScript Functions Create Reusable Code with Functions Return a Value from a Function

Ricky Redman
Ricky Redman
7,520 Points


I'm getting a syntax error on line 6, can't seem to find out what is causing the error.

function getYear(){
  const year = new Date().getFullYear();
  return year;

let yearToday(getYear);
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

1 Answer

Tim Wicks
Tim Wicks
12,144 Points

Hi Ricky,

Check your assignment to the variable yearToday.

it should follow this syntax:

let x = someFunc()