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

Jesse Fister
Jesse Fister
11,968 Points

Conditional Statement

Not sure what I'm doing wrong on this challenge? Here's my code:

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

var answer = prompt("a > b?");

if (answer === 'false') { alert('a is greater than b'); } else { alert('a is not greater than b.'); }

script.js
var a = 10;
var b = 20;
var c = 30;

if ('a > b')
{ 
  alert('a is greater than b'); 
}
else {
  alert('a is not greater than 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>
Paolo Scamardella
Paolo Scamardella
24,828 Points

You don't need single quotes in you if statement. Currently, you are adding a single string inside the if() which is not valid. if(a > b) should do it.

1 Answer

Try

if (a > b)
...

There shouldn't be quotes in the conditional statement.