How do I proceed with this problem, as I have researched different avenues and still don't understand the instructions?

Tell us what’s happening:
I am calling the function outside of the body of the function and setting it equal to processed, yet it is still wrong. I don’t know what to research to get to the end of this exercise or how to look it up, what path to follow, etc.

Your code so far

// Example
var changed = 0;

function change(num) {
  return (num + 5) / 3;
}

changed = change(10);

// Setup
var processed = 0;

function processArg(num) {
  return (num + 3) / 5;
}

// Only change code below this line
processed = processArg (7);

// Example
var changed = 0;

function change(num) {
  return (num + 5) / 3;
}

changed = change(10);

// Setup
var processed = 0;

function processArg(num) {
  return (num + 3) / 5;
}

// Only change code below this line
processed = processArg (7);

Your browser information:
Windows 10 Chrome
Your Browser User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/62.0.3202.94 Safari/537.36.

Link to the challenge:

This seems to be a problem with the test. I removed the space between processArg and the opening parenthesis and it got accepted. It should work either way.

Your code is correct and works as intended, but because of the way the FCC test is making sure you called the function, it is picky about there being a space between processArg and (7);. If you remove the space, it will be processArg(7); it will let you pass.