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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Using Comparison Operators

Onkar Hanumante
Onkar Hanumante
2,723 Points

Add a conditional statement that tests if the value in the variable a is greater than the value in variable b. If it is,

if(parseInt(a)>parseInt(b)) { //display alert } else { //display alert }

//if something wrong here?

script.js
var a = 10;
var b = 20;
var c = 30;
if(parseInt(a) > parseInt(b))
{
alert('a is greater than b');
}
else
{

alert('a is not greater than b'+parseInt(b));
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE HTML>
<html>
<head>
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
</head>
<body>
<script src="script.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,657 Points

You wont need parseInt here.

These variables are already numbers, parseInt is for when you have strings and need to convert them to numbers.

Also, the challenges are picky about code they provide to start with. Don't change any of it unless the instructions tell you to specifically.