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I have done that but as it is required in the second question (findElement([1, 3, 5, 9], function(num) { return num % 2 === 0; })should return undefined.) doesn’t return undefined if not written in quotes. it returns if it is written in quotes.

which one (within quotes or without quotes) is correct?

The global undefined property represents the primitive value undefined

function findElement(arr, func) {
  let num = 0;
num is assigned 
if func num
num is returned 
return undefined;

console.log(findElement([1,3,5,9], num => num % 2 === 0));

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If none of the elements in the array return True for the function provided, Undefined is correct.
“Undefined” (in quotes) is a string, and is incorrect.

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That sounds the opposite of what I would expect. To explicitly return undefined you would use no quote version.

Can show your actual code?

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Thanks for replies
I was thinking undefined should logged into console that’s why I used “undefined” it does log but doesn’t pass the test.
undefined without quotes passes the test but isn’t logged in to console which is correct.
The confusion was that it is said in MDN undefined property represents the primitive value undefined that’s why I thought it should return/log undefined


alhazen1 you see it [here]( 4)
all parts of code are correct and i passed the test. I was confused with undefined or "undefined

console.log(findElement([1, 3, 5, 9], num => num % 2 === 0)); probably did log undefined to the Dev Tools console but not to the FCC environment.

Since you have a solution I can show you this pseudo code.

function findElement(arr,func){
  loop through array{
      return arr[i]; // if pass truth test then return val
  } // if none pass truth test, do nothing at all

By simply not explicitly returning anything you are returning undefined - the function did return but the return value was never set so is undefined.

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Thanks a bunch for explanation
best regards

Can someone please tell me why my solution is not accepted by FCC?

function findElement(arr, func) {
    "use strict"
    return arr.filter(num => func(num)).toString ('').substring(1,0);
  console.log(findElement([1, 3, 5, 8, 9, 10], num => num % 2 === 0)); \\returns 8!!!

it returns the desired result on the console, but it’s not accepted. Why?

I believe the way their test checks is with ===, so since you are returning a string and they are looking for a number it fails the test. You can get the first element of the array with [0] in stead.

Thanks for the comment.

I did it like this:

function findElement(arr, func) {
    "use strict"
   let [a] = arr.filter(num => func(num));
   return a;

But I learned that it would be more effective if not making the algorithm iterate with the whole array so I guess the below would be even shorter and effective:

function findElement(arr, func) {
    "use strict"
   return arr.find(func);