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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Making Decisions in Your Code with Conditional Statements Use Comparison Operators

Samuel Bueno
Samuel Bueno
767 Points

conditional statement

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

if ( const a > const b ) {
  console.log("a is greater than b");
} else {
  console.log("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="js/conditionals.js"></script>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

You are trying to create the same variable twice, I think! "const" should only be called when you are first creating the constant variable. So, for example:

const a = 10;

After this, "a" can just be referred to as "a". In your if statement, you have written "const" before the variables again. You only need to write the variable name to reference them!

I hope this helps!