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yes, I am struggling with the demand to make a=b
Can you please include your current code?
That’s because you are supposed to do the exact opposite
Propably missread the task.
var a; a= 7; var b; b= 7;
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You need to assign the contents of a into b, not the value that you happen to know was assigned to a.
I having trouble understanding, could you maybe give me a hint
You know the value in a is 7. Pretend that you don’t. How do you put the contents of a into b?
I am going to need a more information than that, because I do not know how to pretend that the value does not exist
Is there a part of the given example that confuses you?
var myVar; myVar = 5; var myNum; myNum = myVar;
Nowhere in the example do they use their knowledge of the contents of the first variable to set the contents of the second.
I have been using your format for awhile now, yet nothing is working
myVar = 7;
If I tell you I have an unknown amount of money in a bag (variable
a) and I tell you to put that unknown amount of money into another bag (variable
b), without looking in the first bag, you could think of this as assigning the value of
b. You don’t care about the actual value . You only need to assign the value.
There is no need to create any additional variables like you are doing with
myNum. You will just use the variables
That’s just the concept of. I just need to know how to exactly do it
Or show me the mistake I am making
To be clear, we won’t do it for you.
You shouldn’t copy the example code. You should make the code in the challenge work in a similar way as the code in the example.
In the example, the variable myVar is created. Then a value is assigned to this variable. Then the variable myNum is created. Then the contents of myVar are copied into myNum.
You need to do something similar in the challenge, with a and b.
If you are to the point where you just want the answer, you can always click on the “Get a Hint” link under the “Get Help” for each challenge. We are trying to guide you to a solution instead of just telling you how to solve the challenge. You need to understand the concept.