Corresponding th of a td using jQuery

Hi,

I have a table like this:
<table>
<thead>
<tr>
<th>Header 1</th>
<th>Header 2</th>
<th>Header 3</th>
</tr>
</thead>
<tbody>
<tr><td>345</td><td>450</td><td>385</td></tr>
<tr><td>3</td><td>1</td><td>850</td></tr>
<tr><td>3450</td><td>4509</td><td>3857</td></tr>
</tbody>
<table>

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i need to get the corresponding th of the td on click and send an alert with the th name. For example on click in 345 alert Header 1, click on 3857 alert Header 3.

Using jQuery, any idea?
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joyacv2Asked:
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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
http://jsbin.com/dozemajexu/edit?html,output

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-2.1.4.js"></script>
  <meta charset="utf-8">
  <title>28715013</title>
  <script>
    $(function() {
  $('tr td').click(function() {
      var i = $(this).index();  
      var th = $('thead tr').children().eq(i).html();
    alert(th);
  });
});
  </script>
</head>
<body>
<table>
<thead>
<tr>
<th>Header 1</th>
<th>Header 2</th>
<th>Header 3</th>
</tr>
</thead>
<tbody>
  <tr><td>345</td><td>450</td><td>385</td></tr>
<tr><td>3</td><td>1</td><td>850</td></tr>
<tr><td>3450</td><td>4509</td><td>3857</td></tr>
</tbody>
<table>
</body>
</html>

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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
For above, you can use
 var th = $('thead tr').children().eq(i).html();
or
 var th = $('thead tr').children().eq(i).text();

If you use .text(); only "heading 1" would show up if you have "<strong>heading <br> 1</strong>" vs a bolded heading 1 with a line break
joyacv2Author Commented:
works perfect!!!
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