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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements A Basic If Statement

how to show if a conditional statement that tests is true/false

I am learning conditional statements an in two challenges they ask you to show if something is True or if something equals a certain number. I cannot get my code to work please advise.

Jason Anders
Jason Anders
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1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,582 Points

Here's a generic hint:

Without seeing your code I can just give you a generic hint. To test if something is true you only need to name it as the conditional expression. For example, if you have a boolean variable named maybeTrue:

if (maybeTrue) {
  // code here for when true
}

Then to test if something equals a certain number you'd use the equality operator which is two equal signs. For example to see if a variable named howMuch is equal to 12:

if (howMuch == 12) {
  // code here for when equal to 12
}