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JavaScript Object-Oriented JavaScript Getters and Setters Getters

Daven Hietala
Daven Hietala
8,040 Points

SyntaxError: Unexpected token <=

I am attempting to complete this lesson on vs code AND the provided workspace.

Both are giving me the same error.. "SyntaxError: Unexpected token <=" whenever I run node Pet.js in the terminal.

I am not sure why both text editors are unable to recognize the <= symbol.

Has anyone else had this issue?

If so, how did you resolve it?

Here is my code..

class Pet {
  constructor(animal, age, breed, sound) {
    this.animal = animal;
    this.age = age;
    this.breed = breed;
    this.sound = sound;

get activity () {
  const today = new Date();
  const hour = today.getHours();

  if (hour > 8 && <= 20) {
    return 'playing';
  } else {
    return 'sleeping';


  speak() {


const ernie = new Pet('dog', 1, 'pug', 'yip yip');
const vera = new Pet('dog', 8, 'border collie', 'woof woof');


1 Answer

You condition is incomplete. It should be:

if (hour > 8 && hour <= 20)