## Assignment result

importance: 3

What are the values of `a`

and `x`

after the code below?

```
let a = 2;
let x = 1 + (a *= 2);
```

The answer is:

`a = 4`

(multiplied by 2)`x = 5`

(calculated as 1 + 4)

Back to the lesson## Assignment result

importance: 3

What are the values of `a`

and `x`

after the code below?

```
let a = 2;
let x = 1 + (a *= 2);
```

The answer is:

`a = 4`

(multiplied by 2)`x = 5`

(calculated as 1 + 4)