Learn Recursion by Building a Decimal to Binary Converter - Step 44

Tell us what’s happening:

Describe your issue in detail here.
I’m not sure what I’m doing wrong. The console is returning "freeCodeCamp " + b(). I’ve tried everything I can think of.

Your code so far

<!-- file: index.html -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  <head>
    <meta charset="UTF-8" />
    <meta http-equiv="X-UA-Compatible" content="IE=edge" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <title>Decimal to Binary Converter</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="styles.css" />
  </head>
  <body>
    <h1>Decimal to Binary Converter</h1>
    <div class="input-container">
      <label for="number-input">Enter a decimal number:</label>
      <input
        value=""
        type="number"
        name="decimal number input"
        id="number-input"
        class="number-input"
      />
      <button class="convert-btn" id="convert-btn">Convert</button>
    </div>
    <output id="result" for="number-input"></output>
    <div id="animation-container"></div>
    <script src="script.js"></script>
  </body>
</html>
/* file: styles.css */
*,
*::before,
*::after {
  box-sizing: border-box;
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
}

:root {
  --light-grey: #f5f6f7;
  --dark-blue: #1b1b32;
  --orange: #f1be32;
}

body {
  background-color: var(--dark-blue);
  font-family: "Times New Roman", Times, serif;
  font-size: 18px;
  color: var(--light-grey);
  padding: 0 15px;
  display: flex;
  flex-direction: column;
  align-items: center;
}

h1 {
  text-align: center;
  font-size: 2.3rem;
  margin: 20px 0;
}

.input-container {
  margin: 10px 0;
  display: flex;
  flex-direction: column;
  gap: 10px;
  justify-content: center;
  align-items: center;
}

.convert-btn {
  background-color: var(--orange);
  cursor: pointer;
  border: none;
  padding: 4px;
}

.number-input {
  height: 25px;
}

#result {
  margin: 10px 0;
  min-width: 200px;
  width: fit-content;
  min-height: 80px;
  word-break: break-word;
  padding: 15px;
  border: 5px solid var(--orange);
  font-size: 2rem;
  text-align: center;
}

#animation-container {
  margin: auto;
  max-width: 300px;
}

.animation-frame {
  margin: 250px auto 0;
  padding: 15px 10px;
  border: 5px solid var(--orange);
  font-size: 1.2rem;
  text-align: center;
}

@media screen and (min-width: 500px) {
  .input-container {
    flex-direction: row;
  }

  #result {
    max-width: 460px;
  }
}
/* file: script.js */

// User Editable Region


function a() {
  var result = '"freeCodeCamp " + b()';
  return result;
}
console.log(a())

// User Editable Region


const numberInput = document.getElementById("number-input");
const convertBtn = document.getElementById("convert-btn");
const result = document.getElementById("result");

const decimalToBinary = (input) => {
  let binary = "";

  if (input === 0) {
    binary = "0";
  }

  while (input > 0) {
    binary = (input % 2) + binary;
    input = Math.floor(input / 2);
  }

  result.innerText = binary;
};

const checkUserInput = () => {
  if (!numberInput.value || isNaN(parseInt(numberInput.value))) {
    alert("Please provide a decimal number");
    return;
  }

  decimalToBinary(parseInt(numberInput.value));
  numberInput.value = "";
};

convertBtn.addEventListener("click", checkUserInput);

numberInput.addEventListener("keydown", (e) => {
  if (e.key === "Enter") {
    checkUserInput();
  }
});

Your browser information:

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/120.0.0.0 Safari/537.36

Challenge Information:

Learn Recursion by Building a Decimal to Binary Converter - Step 44

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What error are you getting?

Your function a should return "freeCodeCamp " + b() .

I think the test probably wants you to create an arrow function (like you did with checkUserInput and implicitly return the required string (without single quotes)

Without the single quotes it returns as undefined.


a = "freeCodeCamp " + b();

}

console.log(a())

No, you must create a as an arrow function

I tried and it still sent up the same error.

const a = () => {

let a = '"freeCodeCamp " + b()';

}

console.log(a())

Never mind, I got it. I thought I had tried it that way already, but maybe not. Thanks for your help!