FAQ: Functions - Calling a Function

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Introduction To JavaScript

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On page 3 of 11, there seems to be a broken image tag. After the sentence “This function call executes the function body, or all of the statements between the curly braces in the function declaration.”, the following appears next to an empty white square: “Function execution diagram”


I think this is the image:


Thanks for posting the diagram. Mine appears as just an empty square too. I’m using Chrome browser - do you think it could be a browser compatibility issue? How did you get the image to appear?.. or do you have a separate, secret source? :wink: )


try updating your Chrome

It worked fine for me on Firefox. But it would help if Codecademy could magnify the image on this exercise and the next. It required some mighty squinting (and zooming in) on my laptop to see everything properly.


What am I doing wrong here?

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I had the same problem today. I did not understand what the mistake was. When I received the solution, I found no difference.

Is there any way to call a function multiple times without manually calling it over and over again? Is there some sort of math feature?

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How is this different from a variable apart from the syntax. I mean this ‘Function’ is also storing information right?

Hmm, maybe try a semicolon at the end of line #2.