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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Making Decisions in Your Code with Conditional Statements The Conditional Challenge Solution

I keep getting 3 out 5 when I answered everything correctly

/*

  1. Store correct answers
    • When quiz begins, no answers are correct */ let correct = 0;

// 2. Store the rank of a player let rank;

// 3. Select the <main> HTML element const main = document.querySelector('main');

/*

  1. Ask at least 5 questions
    • Store each answer in a variable
    • Keep track of the number of correct answers / let question1 = prompt("What is the last letter of the alphabet?"); if ( question1.toLowerCase() === "z") { correct += 1; } let question2 = prompt("What is the color of the sky"); if ( question2.toLowerCase() === "blue") { correct += 1; } let question3 = prompt("Where is Six Flags located?"); if ( question3.toUpperCase() === "New Jersey" ) { correct += 1; } let question4 = prompt("What is the speed limit in NY?"); if ( question4 === 55) { correct += 1; } let question5 = prompt("What is the capitol of Jamaica?"); if (question4.toUpperCase() === "KINGSTON") { correct +=1; } /
  2. Rank player based on number of correct answers
    • 5 correct = Gold
    • 3-4 correct = Silver
    • 1-2 correct = Bronze
    • 0 correct = No crown */ if (correct === 5) { rank = "Gold"; } else if (correct = 3 || 4) { rank = "Silver"; } else if (correct = 1 || 2) { rank = "Bronze"; } else { rank = "No Crown"; }

// 6. Output results to the <main> element main.innerHTML = <h2>You got ${correct} out of 5.</h2> <p> Crown earned : <strong>${rank}</strong></p>;

1 Answer

Hi Renee!

else if (correct = 3 || 4)

Won't work.

First you need == (equaility operator) or === (strict equality operator) not =

(= is the assignment operator)

Second, you are using || incorrectly.

You would need to do something more like this:

else if (correct === 3 || correct === 4) 

And

else if (correct === 1 || correct === 2) 

But I still think it's better to use > for 3/4 and 1/2 like this:

if (correct === 5) {
    rank = "Gold";
} else if (correct >= 3) {
    rank = "Silver";
} else if (correct >= 1) {
    rank = "Bronze";
} else {
    rank = "No Crown";
}

Or

if (correct === 5) {
    rank = "Gold";
} else if (correct > 2 {
    rank = "Silver";
} else if (correct > 0) {
    rank = "Bronze";
} else {
    rank = "No Crown";
}

Just my opinion...

Your way, once corrected, should work just fine, though (and actually is more readable and more helpful to see what the real intended logic is, to be honest)...

I hope that helps.

Stay safe and happy coding!

Thank you! That makes a lot of sense.