FAQ: Scope - Functional Scope


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#2

In Instructions step 2, the text instructs you to " re-assign laundryRoom inside our function to: laundryRoom = 'In-unit' ."
In my opinion, that wording is indicative of assigning a value to the global variable, already declared. Not to create a new local variable in the functional scope with the same name that the global one.

I would suggest to change the phrasing to something more clear. May be: "re-declare the 'laundryRoom' variable inside our function and assign it the value 'In-unit'.
Also, but this is less important, the value Box 3 to be assigned to the new mailBoxNumber variable should be in quotes, to make it clear that you want to assign a string value.