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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Add a Final Else Clause

problem adding an else clause to an else if clause to check if multiple answers are false

"Add a final else clause to this conditional statement so that if the isAdmin variable and isStudent variables are both false an alert opens with the message "Who are you?"

this is the challenge, i've written it several different ways and keep getting the condition wrong. Not sure why, please help?

script.js
var isAdmin = false;
var isStudent = false;

if ( isAdmin ) {
    alert('Welcome administrator');
} else if (isStudent) {
    alert('Welcome student');
}    else (false) {
            alert ('Who are you?');
}
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>

1 Answer

Alex Koumparos
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Alex Koumparos
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Hi Charlie,

You are getting this error: SyntaxError: Parse error because else statements do not take a condition. The else branch is triggered if, and only if, all the preceding conditions are false, so there is no need to specify a condition.

Hope that helps,

Cheers

Alex