Truncate a String-why my solution works?

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function truncateString(str, num) {
// Clear out that junk in your trunk
return str.slice(0,num)+"...";
return str

truncateString("A-tisket a-tasket A green and yellow basket", 8);

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Challenge: Truncate a String

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this is my solution,it works . but i dont understand why lol
reading the definition of slice on MDN-
" The slice() method returns a shallow copy of a portion of an array into a new array"

the thing is that “str” is not an array.its a string. so how does this work?

Strings also have their version of slice(). It’s conceptually not different from the array slice() function.

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got it, thanks for the link.