Basic Algorithm Scripting - Where do I Belong

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Hi, I don’t understand why the num here skips the if statement and goes straight to the else statement. It works for getIndexToIns([2, 5, 10], 15) and getIndexToIns([3, 10, 5], 3), but not others.

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function getIndexToIns(arr, num) {
  arr.sort((a, b) => a - b);

  for (let i = 0; i < arr.length; i++) {
    if (arr[i] >= num) {
      return i
    } else {
      return arr.length;
    }
  }
    
}

console.log(getIndexToIns([10, 20, 30, 40, 50], 35));


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Challenge: Basic Algorithm Scripting - Where do I Belong

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here’s one of the failing tests:

Failed:getIndexToIns([10, 20, 30, 40, 50], 35) should return 3

Your code:

Just go thru this step by step.

i=0 and arr[0] is 10
is 10 >= 35, no return 5

So clearly that’s wrong… Try again?

ohhhh I see, thank you for pointing it out!

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