i am a noob but i took the beginner course on codeacademy and i cant understand why this wont work its like the second or third question i feel really stupid and i cant seem to understand what is apparently supposed to be very simple please help thank you.

Assign the value 7 to variable a.

Assign the contents of a to variable b.

Do not change code above the line
a should have a value of 7
b should have a value of 7
a should be assigned to b with =

b=7;
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// Setup
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var a;
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var b = 2;
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// Only change code below this line
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b=7;
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a=b;
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​//the only one that shows up as incorrect is the “a should be assigned to b with =” requirement.

`a` should be assigned to `b` means `b=a`. You’ve assigned it the other way, `a=b`. While technically it does the same thing, it looks like they want to teach you some code ordering.

So, I would rewrite it this way:

``````a = 7;
b = a;
``````

If that doesn’t pass, I’d love to have a look at the actual challenge… if a public link is available.