Learn Basic Algorithmic Thinking by Building a Number Sorter - Step 36

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I was trying to code current value into the correct index.(step 36), but I can’t go through,

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const insertionSort = (array) => {
for (let i = 1; i < array.length; i++) {
const currValue = array[i];
let j = i - 1;

while (j >= 0 && array[j] > currValue) {
  array[j + 1] = array[j];
  j--;
  array[j + 1] = currValue;
}

}
}

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Learn Basic Algorithmic Thinking by Building a Number Sorter - Step 36

Hi there. Per this particular exercise’s directions, you need to assign currValue outside of the while loop.

"After your while loop, you need to insert your current value. Remember that your loop ends when j is either out of the array bounds, or when the value at j is less than your current value.

Use the assignment operator to insert your current value into the correct index."

Hope this helps. :slight_smile: