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Erin Gavin
Erin Gavin
3,341 Points

Code issues in Build a Random Number Game

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 ) {
 document.write('<p>You guessed the number!</p>');
 } else {
 document.write('<p>Sorry. The number was ' + randomNumber + '</p>);

This is the code I wrote following the example exactly and it gives me nothing but the Header.

Hey Erin, could you repost your code within a code box like this, it's pretty hard to read like that.

Wrap your code with 3 backticks (```) on the line before and after. If you specify the language after the first set of backticks, that'll help us with syntax highlighting.

            <p>This is code!</p>

3 Answers

Steven Treadway
Steven Treadway
10,037 Points

Your code is correct except for one small mistake. You left out a closing quotation mark at the very end of your if/else statement. It should look like this..

else { 
  document.write('Sorry. The number was ' + randomNumber + ' '); 
Biwash Lama
Biwash Lama
13,772 Points

you should remove '+' sign and single quotation (') after the randomNumber from the last line.

Erin Gavin
Erin Gavin
3,341 Points

Actually it turns out I didn't need to remove anything, I missed a Period:

} else { document.write('<p>Sorry. The number was ' + randomNumber + '.</p>'); }