Learn Basic JavaScript by Building a Role Playing Game - Step 21

FCC asked me to initialize my xp variable to have a value of 0
I put in ‘var xp = “0”;’ and it still doesnt work, idk why

<!-- file: index.html -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <meta charset="utf-8">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="./styles.css">
    <title>RPG - Dragon Repeller</title>
    <script src="./script.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
    <div id="game">
        <div id="stats">
            <span class="stat">XP: <strong><span id="xpText">0</span></strong></span>
            <span class="stat">Health: <strong><span id="healthText">100</span></strong></span>
            <span class="stat">Gold: <strong><span id="goldText">50</span></strong></span>
        </div>
        <div id="controls">
            <button id="button1">Go to store</button>
            <button id="button2">Go to cave</button>
            <button id="button3">Fight dragon</button>
        </div>
        <div id="monsterStats">
            <span class="stat">Monster Name: <strong><span id="monsterName"></span></strong></span>
            <span class="stat">Health: <strong><span id="monsterHealth"></span></strong></span>
        </div>
        <div id="text">
            Welcome to Dragon Repeller. You must defeat the dragon that is preventing people from leaving the town. You are in the town square. Where do you want to go? Use the buttons above.
        </div>
    </div>
</body>
</html>
/* file: styles.css */
body {
  background-color: #0a0a23;
}

#text {
  background-color: #0a0a23;
  color: #ffffff;
  padding: 10px;
}

#game {
  max-width: 500px;
  max-height: 400px;
  background-color: #ffffff;
  color: #ffffff;
  margin: 30px auto 0px;
  padding: 10px;
}

#controls,
#stats {
  border: 1px solid #0a0a23;
  padding: 5px;
  color: #0a0a23;
}

#monsterStats {
  display: none;
  border: 1px solid #0a0a23;
  padding: 5px;
  color: #ffffff;
  background-color: #c70d0d;
}

.stat {
  padding-right: 10px;
}

button {
  cursor: pointer;
  color: #0a0a23;
  background-color: #feac32;
  background-image: linear-gradient(#fecc4c, #ffac33);
  border: 3px solid #feac32;
}
/* file: script.js */

/* User Editable Region */

var xp = "0";

/* User Editable Region */

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Learn Basic JavaScript by Building a Role Playing Game - Step 21

The issue is that this is not a number

That is a string.
String are a sequence of characters wrapped in single or double quotes.

You need to assign a number to the xp variable to pass

hope that helps

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Remove The “” from the 0
var xp = 0;

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