**Tell us what’s happening:**

**Your code so far**

```
// Setup
function abTest(a, b) {
// Only change code below this line
{ if (a<0);
return undefined;
}
{ if (b<0);
return undefined;
}
// Only change code above this line
return Math.round(Math.pow(Math.sqrt(a) + Math.sqrt(b), 2));
}
// Change values below to test your code
abTest(2,2);
```

**Your browser information:**

User Agent is: `Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/67.0.3396.99 Safari/537.36`

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**Link to the challenge:**

https://learn.freecodecamp.org/javascript-algorithms-and-data-structures/basic-javascript/return-early-pattern-for-functions

What problem has you stuck?

also, don’t put “;” after your if statement.

The instructions don’t give enough information on how to complete it

You have a formatting error here. Make sure brackets are in the proper place

function abTest(a, b) {

// Only change code below this line

if (a<0);

{return undefined;

}

if (b<0);

{return undefined;

}

// Only change code above this line

return Math.round(Math.pow(Math.sqrt(a) + Math.sqrt(b), 2));

}

// Change values below to test your code

abTest(2,2);

Again, you should delete you semi colons after the `if()`

if statements should like

```
if(a < 0) {
return undefined;
}
```

or

```
if(a < 0)
{
return undefined;
}
```

Whichever style you like better. Notice there is no “;” after the parenthesis.

oooh I see now. thank you!

Might be other things wrong, but that was the most jarring problem that I saw.