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

Christopher Marcos
Christopher Marcos
1,870 Points

I cant figure this out. What would be the right answer? It wont show me the correct answer so I cant move on

help

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>

2 Answers

Zachery Irvin
Zachery Irvin
13,958 Points

So think about what the question is actually asking. Script.js is checking the money amount as well as the day and providing a return statement based on the information. Presently it will always provide the alert "time to got to the theater" because of the OR statement. It needs to be checking if both conditionals are true, not just one or the other. The last thing is to check the final "else if" statement. the alert says that it is Friday however the test is checking to make sure it isn't Friday. Adjust the equality operator accordingly

Change your logical || pipes to be logical && as well your last

else if ( today !== 'Friday' ) {
  alert("It's Friday, but I don't have enough money to go out");   
}

is currently testing for today to not equal Friday but you do want it to equal Friday so just change the comparison operator.