Basic JavaScript - Counting Cards

Hi!
I am struggling with this portion of the course - I have done exactly what the video and solution 1 suggested but it still doesn’t accept it - is this something I am doing wrong is is it the questions? pls help

switch(card) {
case 2:
case 3:
case 4:
case 5:
case 6:
count++;
break;
case 10:
case ‘J’:
case ‘Q’:
case ‘K’:
case ‘A’:
count–;
break;
}
if (count > 0) {
return count + “Bet”
} else {
return count + “Hold”
}

let count = 0;

function cc(card) {
  // Only change code below this line
 switch(count) {
   case 2:
   case 3: 
   case 4:
   case 5: 
   case 6:
    count++;
    break;
   case 10: 
   case 'J': 
   case 'Q': 
   case 'K': 
   case 'A':  
    count--;
    break; 
 }
if (count > 0) {
  return count + "Bet"
} else {
  return count + "Hold"
}

  // Only change code above this line
}

cc(2); cc(3); cc(7); cc('K'); cc('A');

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Challenge: Basic JavaScript - Counting Cards

Link to the challenge:

Try console.loging one of the function calls. What does the output look like?

when I console.log console.log(cc(2,3,4,5,6)) I get 1Bet - I can’t figure out how to create the space - it won’t accept + “” + and I can’t get it to show 5 Bet like its saying it should. the only output that is close to being correct is console.log (cc(7,8,9) and comes out as 0Hold - no space :frowning:

This isn’t a correct function call

But you have the correct issue.

Where are you putting that?

This is what my code looks like :

 switch (card) {
   case 2:
   case 3: 
   case 4:
   case 5: 
   case 6:
    count++;
    break;
   case 10: 
   case 'J': 
   case 'Q': 
   case 'K': 
   case 'A':  
    count--;
    break; 
 }
if (count > 0) {
  return count + "" + "Bet";
} else {
  return count + "" + "Hold";
}

That string contains, literally, nothing. What do you want to put between the number and the “Hold”/“Bet”?

The output is supposed to have a space between the count and either of the strings “Hold” or “Bet” - i.e., instead of 0Bet it should say 0 Bet

Right. So should you put a string with literally nothing inside of it there or one with a space inside of it?

holy crap Jeremy you’re a genius! It works now - thank you so much!

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