Basic JavaScript - Record Collection

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When I attempt to run test it says unknown identifier updateRecords has been declared. The code isn’t running.
Your code so far

// Setup
const recordCollection = {
  2548: {
    albumTitle: 'Slippery When Wet',
    artist: 'Bon Jovi',
    tracks: ['Let It Rock', 'You Give Love a Bad Name']
  },
  2468: {
    albumTitle: '1999',
    artist: 'Prince',
    tracks: ['1999', 'Little Red Corvette']
  },
  1245: {
    artist: 'Robert Palmer',
    tracks: []
  },
  5439: {
    albumTitle: 'ABBA Gold'
  }
}
function updateRecords(records, id, prop, value) {
  if (value === '') {
    delete records[id][prop];
  } else if (prop === "tracks") {
    records[id][prop] = records[id][prop] || []; 
    records[id][prop].push(value);
  } else {
    records[id][prop] = value;
  }
  return records;
}

// Only change code below this line
function updateRecords(records, id, prop, value) {
  return records;
}

updateRecords(recordCollection, 5439, 'artist', 'ABBA');

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Challenge: Basic JavaScript - Record Collection

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A function should be declared only once.

A function is declared as:

function functionName (){
...code to excute
}
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Thank you for the advice but I am not sure what you mean? I thought I had declared it. Do I add updateRecords to record collection?

Nevermind. I understand what you mean? Thank you. It’s working now.

I usually see this when someone copy-pastes an answer they find. I strongly recommend against doing this. Getting the answer is relatively pointless. Working through the process of developing an answer is what is important!

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