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Hi.

How did I end up with "30 is a number between 5 and 29"?

HTML:

```<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<body>
<div class="container">
<h1>Random Number Generator</h1>
<script src="random.js"></script>
</div>
</body>
</html>
```

JavaScript:

```var input1 = prompt("Please type a starting number");
var bottomNumber = parseInt(input1);
var input = prompt("Please type a number");
var topNumber = parseInt(input);
var randomNumber = Math.floor(Math.random() * (topNumber - bottomNumber + 1)) + 1 + bottomNumber;
var message = "<p>" + randomNumber + " is a number between " + bottomNumber + " and " + topNumber + ".</p>";
document.write(message);
```

Thanks.

Sean

```var randomNumber = Math.floor(Math.random() * (topNumber - bottomNumber + 1)) + bottomNumber;