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

daniel Couzens
daniel Couzens
4,759 Points

Please help with the a>b question! What is the correct code?

I have tried answering this question in various ways. I need some help please check out my code...

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

2 Answers

Jennifer Nordell
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Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

You have referenced a variable named "value" which doesn't exist. And for some reason you've put paragraph tags inside an alert. I feel like you're overthinking this challenge. Here is the solution. Hope this clears things up!

var a = 10;
var b = 20;
var c = 30;

if(a > b) {
  alert('a is greater than b');
} else {
  alert('a is not greater than b');
}
daniel Couzens
daniel Couzens
4,759 Points

thanks for your help....