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JavaScript JavaScript Loops, Arrays and Objects Simplify Repetitive Tasks with Loops Exiting Loops

Andrea Boscolo
Andrea Boscolo
7,250 Points

In the IF at the end why I don't need do specify correctGuess === true;?

In the IF at the end why I don't need do specify correctGuess === true;?

2 Answers

andren
andren
28,538 Points

Because conditional statements like if runs based on whether the value they are given evaluates to the Boolean true.

When you compare two values that comparison actually produces a Boolean value. true if the comparison is correct and false if it isn't. That means that the comparison correctGuess === true would actually produce the boolean true if correctGuess stored true and false if it stored false.

So comparing correctGuess to true would result in the exact same value that is already stored within it. Making the comparison pointless.

Andrea Boscolo
Andrea Boscolo
7,250 Points

Thanks! your explanations are always great!