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JavaScript

Omar Elfishawi
Omar Elfishawi
4,060 Points

Boolean Values - Unexpected token

while following through the lesson i wrote this code and i get the following error Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected token else (line9) Im pretty sure its a syntax error but i cant spot it. any help will be appreciated

var correctGuess = false; var randomNumber = Math.floor(Math.random() * 6 ) + 1; var guess = prompt('I am thinking of a number between 1 and 6. What is it?'); if (parseInt(guess) === randomNumber ) { correctGuess = true; } if (correctGuess ===true); { document.write('U magician'); } else { document.write('<p>Sorry the right number was ' + randomNumber) + '.</p>'); }

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,004 Points

I see two syntax errors:

  • a stray semicolon between the "If" condition and the open brace of the code block
  • extra close parenthesis after "randomNumber" in the last statement

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