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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements The Conditional Challenge Solution

Derek Hutson
Derek Hutson
9,740 Points

Is toUpperCase being used correctly?

Hi all,

I made it through conditional statements, but I consistently had a hard time getting the program to recognize toUpperCase function even though it seems like I typed it out correctly.. Is that the error I made here? Or is it something else? Or both? Thanks!

https://w.trhou.se/2lnl6nm348

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,018 Points

The use of the "toUpperCase" method seems correct in this code, but I see a few other issues:

  • there's a missing closing brace on or near line 24
  • another closing brace is missing before line 35
  • on line 14, "parseInt" is being used as if it were a string method
  • it might be more consistent to compare the number as a string like the other questions
  • if you do convert the input to a number, it should be compared to just 2 instead of "2"