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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Super Conditional Challenge

Something's wrong with this script. The value in the variable money is only 9. But if you preview this script you'll see

script.js
var money = 9;
var today = 'Friday'

if ( money >= 100 || today === 'Friday' ) {
  alert("Time to go to the theater");    
} else if ( money >= 50 || today === 'Friday' ) {
  alert("Time for a movie and dinner");    
} else if ( money > 10 || today === 'Friday' ) {
  alert("Time for a movie");   
} else if ( today !== 'Friday' ) {
  alert("It's Friday, but I don't have enough money to go out");   
} else {
  alert("This isn't Friday. I need to stay home.");
}
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>
Louise St. Germain
Louise St. Germain
19,412 Points

Hi Grace,

We're certainly a community willing to help, but for us to do that, please ensure you include your specific question(s) when you post to the forum. If you are confused about a specific thing, please let us know what you need help understanding. Otherwise, we are just seeing a repeat of the challenge question and we can't just answer that for you. We want to enable you to answer it yourself! :-)

Thanks!

2 Answers

Brian Barton
Brian Barton
1,184 Points

okay so i wrote this line } else if ( money <= 40 && today === 'Friday' ) { alert("It's Friday, but I don't have enough money to go out"); }

Brian Barton
Brian Barton
1,184 Points

but it doesnt like the line for whatever reason

mouseandweb
mouseandweb
13,745 Points

Totally agree with Louise St. Germain.

I just want to add some helpful pointers here. For one, you should be aware that the challenge question is telling you that there are errors in the code that need fixing. The code will need a bit of rearranging and there are syntax errors. You can paste the code into your favorite text editor like Sublime or Caret to see where the syntax errors lie, if any.

Be mindful of how the code will be executed, and the order in which that process occurs. Read it from top to bottom and you will see where the errors are. For example, does the alert message match with the condition? Good luck!