# Learn Functional Programming by Building a Spreadsheet - Step 73

### Tell us what’s happening:

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### Your code so far

i got stuck on the step of 73 any help i would like to listen
const highPrecedence = str =>{
const regex =
} at this funcrionr they require regex that matches the following matches a number (including decimal numbers) followed by a `*` or `/` operator followed by another number.

Each number, and the operator, should be in separate capture groups.

``````<!-- file: index.html -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8" />
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1" />
<link rel="stylesheet" href="./styles.css" />
<title>Functional Programming Spreadsheet</title>
</head>
<body>
<div id="container">
<div></div>
</div>
<script src="./script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>
``````
``````/* file: styles.css */
#container {
display: grid;
grid-template-columns: 50px repeat(10, 200px);
grid-template-rows: repeat(11, 30px);
}

.label {
background-color: lightgray;
text-align: center;
vertical-align: middle;
line-height: 30px;
}
``````
``````/* file: script.js */
const infixToFunction = {
"+": (x, y) => x + y,
"-": (x, y) => x - y,
"*": (x, y) => x * y,
"/": (x, y) => x / y,
}

const infixEval = (str, regex) => str.replace(regex, (_match, arg1, operator, arg2) => infixToFunction[operator](parseFloat(arg1), parseFloat(arg2)));

// User Editable Region

const highPrecedence = str =>{

}

// User Editable Region

const isEven = num => num % 2 === 0;
const sum = nums => nums.reduce((acc, el) => acc + el, 0);
const average = nums => sum(nums) / nums.length;

const median = nums => {
const sorted = nums.slice().sort((a, b) => a - b);
const length = sorted.length;
const middle = length / 2 - 1;
return isEven(length)
? average([sorted[middle], sorted[middle + 1]])
: sorted[Math.ceil(middle)];
}

const spreadsheetFunctions = {
sum,
average,
median
}

const range = (start, end) => Array(end - start + 1).fill(start).map((element, index) => element + index);
const charRange = (start, end) => range(start.charCodeAt(0), end.charCodeAt(0)).map(code => String.fromCharCode(code));

const evalFormula = (x, cells) => {
const idToText = id => cells.find(cell => cell.id === id).value;
const rangeRegex = /([A-J])([1-9][0-9]?):([A-J])([1-9][0-9]?)/gi;
const rangeFromString = (num1, num2) => range(parseInt(num1), parseInt(num2));
const elemValue = num => character => idToText(character + num);
const addCharacters = character1 => character2 => num => charRange(character1, character2).map(elemValue(num));
const rangeExpanded = x.replace(rangeRegex, (_match, char1, num1, char2, num2) => rangeFromString(num1, num2).map(addCharacters(char1)(char2)));
const cellRegex = /[A-J][1-9][0-9]?/gi;
const cellExpanded = rangeExpanded.replace(cellRegex, match => idToText(match.toUpperCase()));
}

window.onload = () => {
const container = document.getElementById("container");
const createLabel = (name) => {
const label = document.createElement("div");
label.className = "label";
label.textContent = name;
container.appendChild(label);
}
const letters = charRange("A", "J");
letters.forEach(createLabel);
range(1, 99).forEach(number => {
createLabel(number);
letters.forEach(letter => {
const input = document.createElement("input");
input.type = "text";
input.id = letter + number;
input.ariaLabel = letter + number;
input.onchange = update;
container.appendChild(input);
})
})
}

const update = event => {
const element = event.target;
const value = element.value.replace(/\s/g, "");
if (!value.includes(element.id) && value.startsWith('=')) {

}
}
``````

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Learn Functional Programming by Building a Spreadsheet - Step 73

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what code have you tried?

i tried to use this code but not working
const regex = /((.\d+)?)\s*([/])\s(\d+(.\d+)?)/

const regex = /((.\d+)?)\s*([/])\s(\d+(.\d+)?)/

to me it looks like you have too many capture groups, as it is asked you only have three capture groups, one for first number, one for operator, one for second number
you also don’t need to account for spaces, I don’t know if it’s a not yet, or if it’s a simplified use case

can you analyse and give final regx ?

no, I can’t write the answer, it is forum policy

If you haven’t passed the step, consider solving for one part at a time.
The error message suggests to use a character class.

Happy coding