Find the Longest Word in a String almost there!

Find the Longest Word in a String almost there!
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#1

Getting a type error that says length is undefined. Not sure where to go from here

Your code so far

  var longestWord = 1;
  var array = str.split(" ");
  for (var i = 0; i <= array.length; i++) {
    if (array[i].length > longestWord.length) {
      longestWord = array[i];
    }
    else if (array[i].length <= longestWord.length) {
      longestWord = longestWord;
    }
  }
  return longestWord.length;
}




findLongestWord("The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog");

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#2

Since longestWord is expected to hold a string, it should be initialized as the empty string.

var longestWord = "";

Numbers don’t have a length property, so you get the type error.

Then you have an off-by-one error in your for-loop. Check the condition carefully.