FAQ: Code Challenges: JavaScript Fundamentals - agreeOrDisagree()


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The question states: write a function that takes in two strings. Shouldn’t first and second be written as strings, such as const agreeOrDisagree (‘first, second’) ??


That is one string, btw. If the function expects two strings, then each would be quoted separately. Are first and second already declared variables with a value? If so, there would be no quotes since we wish to access those values, and not 'first', 'second'.


How come I get an error with this code? I get the right answer and I’ve tested it but I’m still not allow to move forward.


I just realised that “Agree” and “Disagree” were capitalised :pensive: . There should at least be some leeway for capitalisation of strings surely??


if you use a return and wrap the condition in () it will work.

try this…

const agreeOrDisagree = (answer1, answer2) => {return (answer1 === answer2 ? ‘You agree!’ : ‘You disagree!’);}

console.log(agreeOrDisagree(“yep3”, “yep”))


Why doe this work: const agreeOrDisagree = (first, secound) => {
if(first === secound) {return’You agree!’}
else {return ‘You disagree!’}}

but this doesnt?
const agreeOrDisagree = (first, secound) => {
if(first === secound) {console.log(‘You agree!’)}
else {console.log(‘You disagree!’)}}