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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Working With Numbers The Random Challenge Solution

Nikita Tsigelberg
Nikita Tsigelberg
2,625 Points

Is this way a good way to write the code?

I did it a bit differently and it works, is the way i did it suitable?

var firstNum = prompt("Pick a random number");

var secondNum = prompt("Pick a second number");

firstNum = parseInt(firstNum);

secondNum = parseInt(secondNum);

var final = Math.floor(Math.random(firstNum) * secondNum) + 1;

var message = final + " is a number between " + firstNum + " and " + secondNum;


8,113 Points

The link leads to a page not found error! Please fix so we can give you feedback!

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
228,026 Points

The "random" method does not use an argument, so passing the first number to it will not have any effect on the output.

Also, the formula for generating a number between two limits is a very specific well-known standard. Deviating from it will almost certainly produce something other than the intended results.