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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Making Decisions in Your Code with Conditional Statements Boolean Values

If you type false in the condition it appears "the condition is false". I don't understand, why and how?

If you type false in the condition it appears "the condition is false". I don't understand, why and how?

1 Answer

Because when you pass the boolean in the condition it's always going to return true or false.

Example:

  if(false){
  console.log('true');
}else{
  console.log('false');
}

The above example is always going to return false because we are asking whether it's false or not.

Now see the below example I made this the other way around.

if(true){
  console.log('true');
}else{
  console.log('false');
}

This is going to return true because we are checking whether it's true or not.

Go ahead and feel free to play around with these.