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Difference between == || ===
james southFront End Web Development Techdegree Graduate 33,271 Points
when you use == JS will attempt to coerce the type of one operand to match the type of the other, then check for value equality. when you use === JS will not coerce types, so if they are not the same, the equality test will fail. so '5' == 5 is true due to type coercion, while '5' === 5 is false, because no coercion has occurred.