Where do I Belong (BUG)?

I don’t get why i had this error: **

getIndexToIns([5, 3, 20, 3], 5) should return 2

**. i mean why would it return 2 if it returns an array [3,5,20] 5 is clearly on index 1

Your code so far

function getIndexToIns(arr, num) {
  // Find my place in this sorted array.
  arr.push(num); // push the num argument to the array
  arr.sort((a,b)=>a-b); // sort the array in ascending order
  let newset = [... new Set(arr)]; // create a new set that's free of duplicates and convert it to array
  function returnIndex(x){ // find the index of the array element that is equal to the num argument
    return x >= num;
  return newset.findIndex(returnIndex);

getIndexToIns([5, 3, 20, 3], 5);

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It’s not at index 1, because the array is sorted in ascending order: [3, 3, 5, 20]. 5 is at index 2

What you’re doing is removing duplicates, the challenge never asks you to do this, so you are getting the wrong index to insert (your array looks like [3,5,20])


Yeah i’ve solve it by removing the newset and just use the old array cause i thought the problem requires the removal of duplicates,

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alternative solution

function getIndexToIns(arr, num) {
  arr.sort(function(a, b){return a-b});
  let i=0;
  return i;
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