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

fixing the script

im still stuck on this challenge im not getting 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>

1 Answer

Sam Gord
Sam Gord
14,084 Points

i think you should change the OR ( || ) operators with AND ( && ) operator, like this

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.");
}

with OR (||) operator , if only one of the conditions is true the code will be executed, but with AND (&&) operator both conditions must be true , in this case , the money is 9 ( which is below the requirement ) and the day is Friday ( which meets the requirement ) . so the first block will be executed and its wrong according to what the challenge is asking .

just changing the way the if statement looks at the conditions by changing the operators from OR to AND should solve this problem .

happy coding ;)