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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Creating Reusable Code with Functions Giving Information to Functions

Alejandro Rodriguez
Alejandro Rodriguez
3,020 Points

Return and get TOTAL PRICE...

Hello, i get this code... the main idea is get the return of what user select and at the same time get the correct price for the item selected... but my code works fine in order items but DO NOT work for get the total price, the result is ever ¢0

Please Help

//*** Mi ejercicio de Return ***
alert('Bienvenido a AutoMAC. Por favor haga click en OK para realizar su orden.')
var item1 = prompt ('Seleccione un alimento (Hamburguesa, Pollo, Ensalada)');
var item2 = prompt ('Seleccione una bebida (Coca Cola, Te frio, Agua)');
var item3 = prompt ('Seleccione un postre (Pastel de Manzana, Helado, Fruta)');

var precio = 0;

if (item1.toUpperCase() === 'Hamburguesa') {
  precio1 += 1200;
}else if(item1.toUpperCase() === 'Pollo') {
  precio1 += 750;
}else if(item1.toUpperCase() === 'Ensalada') {
  precio1 += 750;
} else {
  precio1 = 0;
}

if (item2.toUpperCase() === 'Coca Cola') {
  precio2 += 750;
}else if(item2.toUpperCase() === 'Te frio') {
  precio2 += 600;
}else if(item2.toUpperCase() === 'Agua') {
  precio2 += 500;
} else {
  precio2 = 0;
}

if (item3.toUpperCase() === 'Pastel de Manzana') {
  precio3 += 600;
}else if(item3.toUpperCase() === 'Helado') {
  precio3 += 500;
}else if(item3.toUpperCase() === 'Fruta') {
  precio3 += 300;
} else{
  precio3 = 0;
}

var precio = precio1 + precio2 +precio3 ;

function orden (alimento, bebida, postre){
  var cajafeliz = alimento + ' + ' + bebida + ' + ' + postre;
  return cajafeliz;
}

document.write ('<h2>Perfecto su orden sería: ' + orden(item1, item2, item3) + '. Todo en una Cajita Feliz ;)' + ' su total a pagar es de: ' + '¢' + precio + ' colones </h2>')

1 Answer

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,233 Points

I don't understand how this code works for any selection. A word converted to upper case should not match a word in mixed case:

} else if (item3.toUpperCase() === 'Fruta') {  // this will never match
} else if (item3.toUpperCase() === 'FRUTA') {  // but this will

Also, the addition assignment operator ("+=") can only be used on variables that have previously been initialized.

var precio = precio1 = precio2 = precio3 = 0;  // ALL of these must be initialized

But based on how these are used, a simple assignment might do instead of addition assignment (pre-declaring them is still a good practice).