Iterate with JavaScript Do...While Loops

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So I was able to solve this problem via trial and error but I don’t get it. I thought the do function will execute no matter what. Then the while loop would only execute when the condition is true. Why does the while loop execute when var i > 5.

Shouldn’t myArray = [10] and var i remain 10? and never push again since the while loop condition fails?

Tl;Dr why does the while loop execute when the condition isn’t meet?

Your code so far

// Setup
var myArray = [];
var i = 10;

// Only change code below this line.
while (i < 5) {

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All of your logic goes inside of the do portion. only place the condition in the while.

var myArray = [];
var i = 10;

do {
} while (i < 5)

@randallwhitlock is correct so I won’t repeat what he said

I think the point they were demonstrating is that a do…while loop will always execute at least one time even if the condition is false because the condition is tested after the first iteration.

In this case i was not <5 but your loop executed the first time anyways.