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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Super Conditional Challenge

Mohamed Ali
Mohamed Ali
2,923 Points

fix the code

Something's wrong with this script. The value in the variable money is only 9. But if you preview this script you'll see the "Time to go to the theater" message. Fix this script so that it correctly tests the money and today variables and prints out the proper alert message: "It's Friday, but I don't have enough money to go out"

that the question

script.js
var money = 9;
var today = 'Friday'

if ( money >= 100 || today === 'Friday' ) {
  alert("Time to go to the theater");    
} else if ( money >= 50 || today === 'Friday' ) {
  alert("Time for a movie and dinner");    
} else if ( money > 10 || today === 'Friday' ) {
  alert("Time for a movie");   
} else if ( today !== 'Friday' ) {
  alert("It's Friday, but I don't have enough money to go out");   
} else {
  alert("This isn't Friday. I need to stay home.");
}
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>

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,083 Points

If you compare the tests with the messages they produce, you'll find that the test isn't the right thing for the message. In each case, it's just a matter of changing one of the operator symbols being used.

Another hint: You won't need to change any of the messages themselves, or the variables being tested.

} else if ( today !== 'Friday' ) { alert("It's Friday, but I don't have enough money to go out");
} else {

this code does not work when it put the "!==" around it on the 2nd part what am I doing wrong. I also tried ll please help. What am I missing?

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
216,083 Points

The ("!==") comparison is for testing not equal, but the message says "It's Friday". So that's probably not the right test to go with that message.

Also, be aware that this is only one of several lines that need changing in this challenge.

If you still need help, it might be a good idea to start a fresh question with the "get help" button inside the challenge, which should copy your code into the question for you.