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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Improving the Random Number Guessing Game

Improving random guessing game

I am thinking that we cannot improve the guesses in this game even if we were to indicate that our guesses was higher or lower than the random number. It makes more sense to me if I had a fixed number and I tried to guess it with useful prompts for if I'm higher or lower than the fixed value, but how is that even useful for guessing a random number?

2 Answers

Dan Johnson
Dan Johnson
40,532 Points

If you only get one guess, then you're right, it's not really useful. However if you were to further extend the program to allow for multiple guesses on the same number the prompts become useful as you can apply a binary search with the new information.

If you're familiar with loops you could accomplish repeated guesses with them.

Laura Drew
Laura Drew
5,828 Points

I'm not entirely sure I understand your question correctly but once the random number is generated, it has a fixed value.