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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Using Comparison Operators

Hey guy's what's up. Trying to figure out what I'm doing wrong.

I thought, that I wrote the conditional statement correctly, but It's not. You know if a>b else ( its not greater than)????

script.js
var a = 10;
var b = 20;
var c = 30;

if ( a > b){
alert("<p>a is greater than b</p>");
} else {  
alert('<p>a is Not greater than b</p>');
}
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

Hey Carlos,

The issue in this case are the paragraph tags. Remove the paragraph tags and the challenge will pass.

The main reason this fails is because of the test case. The test case is looking for the simple statement of either, "a is greater than b", or "a is not greater than b". The paragraph tags are alerted along with those statements in your case.

Thanks.