Counting Cards assistance

Tell us what’s happening:

Your code so far

``````var count = 0;

function cc(card) {
// Only change code below this line
switch(card){
case 2:
case 3:
case 4:
case 5:
case 6:
count ++;
return '5 Bet';
break;
case 7:
case 8:
case 9:
count += 0;
return '0 Hold';
break;
case 3:
case 7:
case 'Q':
case 8:
case 'A':
count --;
return '-1 Hold';
break;
case 10:
case 'J':
case 'Q':
case 'K':
case 'A':
count = count - 5;
return '-5 Hold';
break;
case 2:
case 'J':
case 9:
case 2:
case 7:
count = count + 1;
return '1 Bet';
break;
case 2:
case 2:
case 10:
count = count + 1;
return '1 Bet';
break;
case 3:
case 2:
case 'A':
case 10:
case 'K':
count = count -1;
return '-1 Hold';
}

return "Change Me";
// Only change code above this line
}

// Add/remove calls to test your function.
// Note: Only the last will display
cc(2); cc(3); cc(7); cc('K'); cc('A');
``````

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Link to the challenge:

not sure why this is not working it runs ’ 1 hold’.

You should not be hard coding the return values. Your function should calculate the value of count based on the value of card and then return a string with the count and a space character and then either “Hold” or “Bet” depending on the value of count.

Furthermore, when you have a switch statement with multiple instance of the same case such as in:

``````var card = 2;

switch(card){
case 2:
console.log('first')
break;
case 2:
console.log('second');
break;
}
``````

The above code will only look at the first case:2 and ignore any case:2 which follows, which is why it would display 'first" to the console.

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