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var b = 2;
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Assign the value 7 to variable a.
Assign the contents of a to variable b.
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**Challenge:** Storing Values with the Assignment Operator
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Everything, What does Assign contents of a to b mean?
After you assign a value to
a, that value can be referred to as "the contents of
var a = 87; // the variable a now contains 87
so in this case I should type b = 7; but when I do it gives error and the correct answer is b = a, but it should say b = 7 because it assign the contents of a?
That would just be assigning
b. You need to use the variable
a to assign it’s value to
b. If you look at the example code in the lesson, it explains how to assign one variable to the value of another.
Okay thank you very much, I really appreciate your help, I got it now.
Congratulations. Happy coding!