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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops `do ... while` Loops

Tlaleng Ramoroke
Tlaleng Ramoroke
1,627 Points

help debugging and making my program work as expected

not sure why my code doesn't work as expected .I do get the error however I tried to correct but with bo success .here is my code ,please check it out and tell me what I am getting wrong.and now I don't see where to add the screenshot of my code.i am daily new ,please help with that too. ...javascript <p>var randomNumber = getRandomNumber(10); var guess; var guessCount = 0; var correctGuess = false;//flag

function getRandomNumber( upper ) { var num = Math.floor(Math.random() * upper) + 1; return num; } do{ guess=propmt("I am thinking of a number between 1 and 6 ,what is it?"); guessCount +=1; if(parseInt(guess)===randomNumber){ correctGuess = true; // flag}

} while(!correctGuess);// as long player hasnt got correct random keep reapeating document.write("it took you " + guessCount + "tries to guess the correct number" + randomNumber);

VM58:23 Uncaught SyntaxError: Unexpected end of input var randomNumber = getRandomNumber(10); var guess; var guessCount = 0; var correctGuess = false;//flag

function getRandomNumber( upper ) { var num = Math.floor(Math.random() * upper) + 1; return num; } do{ guess=propmt("I am thinking of a number between 1 and 6 ,what is it?"); guessCount +=1; if(parseInt(guess)===randomNumber){ correctGuess = true; // flag}

}} while(!correctGuess)// as long player hasnt got correct random keep reapeating document .write("it took you " + guessCount + "tries to guess the correct number" + randomNumber);</p>

3 Answers

I see four issues

1) The syntax error is from missing a closing bracket. It looks like you have one that has been commented out

correctGuess = true; // flag}

2) You have misspelled prompt as propmt

3) You prompt the user for a random number between 1 and 6 but generate a number between 1 and 10

4) Spaces should be added to the message you write so the numbers are separated from text

Here is an update:

var randomNumber = getRandomNumber(6);
var guess;
var guessCount = 0;
var correctGuess = false;//flag

function getRandomNumber( upper ) {
  var num = Math.floor(Math.random() * upper) + 1;
  return num;
} 

do{ 
  guess=prompt("I am thinking of a number between 1 and 6 ,what is it?");
  guessCount +=1;

  if(parseInt(guess)===randomNumber){
    correctGuess = true; // flag
  }
} while(!correctGuess);// as long player hasnt got correct random keep reapeating


document.write("It took you " + guessCount + " tries to guess the correct number " + randomNumber);
Jamie Reardon
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Jamie Reardon
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You need to add your code in order for people to assist you. Please refer to using the markdown syntax to embed your code. Alternatively, add it to a workspace that we can see.