Use Higher-Order Functions map, filter

have included comments in below code to explain problem
The solution i have works but i don’t understand why the first attempt, as shown , does not.

  **Your code so far**

const squareList = arr => {

const arrPosInt=arr.filter(elem=>{
  if(Number.isInteger(elem) && elem>0) {
    return elem*elem} //includes square function/statement, but....
console.log(arrPosInt) //....doesn't work. returns [ 5, 3 ]
//return arrPosInt;  // ..returns [ 5, 3 ]

const arrPosIntSq =>elem*elem) //have to square seperately..
return arrPosIntSq;  // ..returns [ 25, 9 ]

const squaredIntegers = squareList([-3, 4.8, 5, 3, -3.2]);
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Challenge: Use Higher-Order Functions map, filter, or reduce to Solve a Complex Problem

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sugar, is that due to double declaration of function at top??

what do you expect to see here instead of [5, 3]?

i expected 25, 9
as there is elem*elem

but filter doesn’t change the array elements, it just keeps or discard them

so the maths HAS to be outside the .filter function/expression?

filter is not the method to use for that, no


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