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JavaScript The Solution

practice java script math methods

i tried testing my code before continuing, what i realized was that, it runs perfectly. but after i add the var message = "<h1>maths with numbers " + num1 + " and "+ num2 "<h1>"; document.write(message); it doesnt run anymore. when i take it out , then it begins to run

Hey James,

After num2 you're missing an concatenation operator.

5 Answers

Blayne Holland
Blayne Holland
19,319 Points

Could be a syntax error. I noticed between num2 and <h1> there is no concatenation operator. Add a + in there and you should be good.

var message = "<h1>maths with numbers " + num1 + " and "+ num2 + "<h1>"; 

I believe that Blayne Holland answer you correctly and just want to point you something - use the web browser console to found out where is the error. ;-)

Sam Donald
Sam Donald
36,305 Points

Another way of doing things

This is not an answer for your work. I just thought I'd share another way of implementing the programme.

you are adding another h1 tag inside a h1 tag. you need to close h1 tag some browser does not parse it

Michael Maitoza
Michael Maitoza
3,805 Points

Hi James, I think the issue lies in two places. Here is your code: var message = "<h1>maths with numbers " + num1 + " and "+ num2 "<h1>"; document.write(message); try looking after "num2" and also look at your closing <h1> tag. I believe you'll see that there are two things missing. I made similar mistakes in this very program. It is easy to overlook something like this and see the program not work.