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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Making Decisions in Your Code with Conditional Statements Use Multiple Conditions

Mauricio Ariza
Mauricio Ariza
1,731 Points

Help with this challenge, please

Can someone help me to solve this task? I can't solve it. Take a look at: view challenge. Thanks.

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

if ( money > 10 || today === 'Friday' ) {
  alert("Time to go to the theater.");    
} else if ( money >= 50 || today === 'Friday' ) {
  alert("Time for a movie and dinner.");    
} 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 charset="utf-8">
    <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
  </head>
  <body>
    <script src="script.js"></script>
  </body>
</html>
Robert Darby
Robert Darby
9,359 Points

You need to adjust the condition of the if statements to run the correct code.

Remember that || is "or" and it means only one side of the condition needs to be true.

If you want both sides to be true you will need to change it to && meaning "and".

Looks like all 3 of those will need adjusting.

3 Answers

Mauricio Ariza
Mauricio Ariza
1,731 Points

Thanks for your answer Robert. I could solve it by adding && to the first and second and changing the thrid value to ===

Robert Darby
Robert Darby
9,359 Points

The third condition also appears to need to you not have enough money. I'm assuming it needs less than 10 for the message to make sense "It's Friday, but I don't have enough money to go out."

Check the value of "money" as well as "today" on the third one and you should be good to move on to the next one.

Mauricio Ariza
Mauricio Ariza
1,731 Points

I did it. I changed the last statement, however, it didn't work. It worked as I did it above. I think it is a problem in the question that makes us think that we need to add the money. But I could solve it. It was the last part of my first course in javascript :)

Robert Darby
Robert Darby
9,359 Points

Great. As long as you learned how the condition work is all that matters.