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

Francesco Vitale
Francesco Vitale
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conditional statement - greater than

Add a conditional statement that tests if the value in the variable a is greater than the value in variable b. If it is, pop up an alert with the message 'a is greater than b'; also add an else clause that pops up the message 'a is not greater than b'.

Can you hel me with that ? Why is it wrong ? it seem to be all fixed but it give me error.

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

if(a>b) {
  alert("a is 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>

1 Answer

Hey Francesco,

You're missing the required else clause:

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");
}