# freeCodeCamp Challenge Guide: Multiple Identical Options in Switch Statements

freeCodeCamp Challenge Guide: Multiple Identical Options in Switch Statements
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#1

If the `break` statement is omitted from a `switch` statement’s `case`, the following `case` statement(s) are executed until a `break` is encountered. If you have multiple inputs with the same output, you can represent them in a `switch` statement like this:

``````switch(val) {
case 1:
case 2:
case 3:
result = "1, 2, or 3";
break;
case 4:
result = "4 alone";
}
``````

Cases for 1, 2, and 3 will all produce the same result.

#2

function sequentialSizes(val) {
// Only change code below this line
switch (val) {
case “1”:
case “2”:
case “3”:
break;
case “4”:
case “5”:
case “6”:
break;
case “7”:
case “8”:
case “9”:
}

// Only change code above this line
}

// Change this value to test
sequentialSizes(2);

This is not the solution…but close try and find where I went wrong.

#4

I struggled with this one for a while. I knew I had it, but it would not give me the last check 'must have 9 cases.'
I noticed I had put a short comment in exactly where it is here. I removed it and it worked. I wonder how many times this has happened before and we never realized it?

#5

anyone know how to solve this

#6

function sequentialSizes(val) {
// Only change code below this line
switch(val) {
case 1:
case 2:
case 3:
break;
case 4:
case 5:
case 6:
break;
case 7:
case 8:
case 9:
break;
}

// Only change code above this line
}

// Change this value to test
sequentialSizes(1);

i put my working code above but try it on your own. the thing i got caught up on was i didn’t add the switch(val) at the beginning i just started going straight into cases

#7

Just remove “” from, case… correct code is-
function sequentialSizes(val) {
// Only change code below this line
switch(val){
case 1:
case 2:
case 3:
break;
case 4:
case 5:
case 6:
break;
case 7:
case 8:
case 9:
break;
}

// Only change code above this line
}

// Change this value to test
console.log(sequentialSizes(1));

#8

Challenge is faced on that code of yours is the You should have nine case statements test case. But I figured out a way to passed it. Thanks guys for the contribution. Looks like this activity is not explained well but I learned a lot.

#9

remove the quotes in the cases

#10

There should not be quotes around the numbers.

function sequentialSizes(val) {
// Only change code below this line
switch (val) {
case 1:
case 2:
case 3:
break;
case 4:
case 5:
case 6:
break;
case 7:
case 8:
case 9: