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

Anthony Lakin
Anthony Lakin
11,687 Points

Prompt box does not appear.

The prompt box does not pop up even when I am following Dave's code. Could this be a browser setting? I am using Chrome.

4 Answers

your code have an error at where the </p> tag is close in a message variable. Add a ( " ) after closig </p> tag and before ( ; ) . its a correct formate. var input = prompt("Please type a number"); var topNumber = parseInt(input); var randomNumber = Math.floor(Math.random() * topNumber) + 1; var message = "<p>" + randomNumber + " is a number between 1 and " + topNumber + ".</p>"; document.write(message);

Aryan B
Aryan B
1,638 Points

As inside the quotes space matters , so you can simply add ("Your statement "); and it will work. I think using HTML space tag makes it little harder to pick out errors.

Aryan B
Aryan B
1,638 Points

Can you show me your code, so I can see how you are doing it

Anthony Lakin
Anthony Lakin
11,687 Points

var input = prompt("Please type a number"); var topNumber = parseInt(input); var randomNumber = Math.floor(Math.random() * topNumber) + 1; var message = "<p>" + randomNumber + " is a number between 1 and " + topNumber + ".</p>; document.write(message);