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

Alex Forseth
Alex Forseth
8,017 Points

Adding conditional statements Challenge.

I am unsure as to why the below code will not be considered correct.

var a = 10;
var b = 20;
var c = 30;

if (answer === a > b ) {
  alert("<p>a is greater than b<p>"); 

else {
alert("<p>a is not greater than b</p>");
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

1 Answer

Dale Severude
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Dale Severude
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Graduate 71,349 Points

A couple of things:

1) Remove answer from your if condition, it is an undeclared variable.

if (a > b ) {

2) Remove the <p> tags from your alert boxes. They are not needed.