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

Ganta Hemanth
Ganta Hemanth
6,460 Points

Conditional statement not working

This is the question.

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'.

I couldn't find what is wrong with my code

script.js
var a = 10;
var b = 20;
var c = 30;
if(a>b) {
  alert("a is greater that b");
}
else {
   alert("a is not greater that 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

James Spence
James Spence
17,563 Points

Simple mistake, check the text in your alert messages.

you wrote "a is greater that b"

it should be "a is greater than b"