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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Making Decisions in Your Code with Conditional Statements Write an 'if' Statement

Alonzo Delk
Alonzo Delk
6,991 Points

I can't seem to figure out if the i need the last two statements?

script.js
const isAdmin = true;
const isStudent = false;
let message;

if (isAdmin = true) {
  console.log("isAdmin is true");
} else if (isStudent = false) {
  console.log("isStudent is false");
} else if (message) {
  console.log("Welcome Admin");
} else (message) {
  console.log("Welcome Student");
}

3 Answers

Hi Alonzo!

This passes the whole series of challenges:

const isAdmin = false;
const isStudent = false;
let message;

if ( isAdmin ) {
  message = 'Welcome admin';
} else if ( isStudent ) {
  message = 'Welcome student';
} else {
  message = 'Access denied'; 
}

Keep in mind, that if ( isAdmin ) is logically/effectively the same as if (isAdmin == true) and is certainly easier to read,

And also 'isAdmin' and 'isStudent' are appropriate boolean variable names, and as such work really well as previously described.

I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!

Alonzo Delk
Alonzo Delk
6,991 Points

Thank you and I continue to overread the question and making it seem more of a problem than it really is.

No problem...sometimes fully understanding the goal of the challenge is not always easy to grasp from the text!?!

More info:

https://www.sitepoint.com/javascript-truthy-falsy/

I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!