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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Using Comparison Operators

I'm not seeing the parsing error I made. Can you help me please?

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script.js
var a = 10;
var b = 20;
var c = 30;
if (  a >  b) {
 alert('a is greater than b');   
}
else ( a <  b) {
    alert('a is not greater than b');
}
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>

1 Answer

Tabatha Trahan
Tabatha Trahan
21,410 Points

The else statement should be an else if when you want to check another condition. Use else when you want to execute a default statement when none of the other conditions have been met. See if that fixes the issue.