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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Making Decisions in Your Code with Conditional Statements Introducing Conditional Statements

Tall Toad
Tall Toad
2,746 Points

Uncaught ReferenceError: answer is not defined I have spent over an hour, not working?help

I'm getting Uncaught ReferenceError: answer is not defined. The prompt command runs and asked the question but I get Uncaught ReferenceError: answer is not defined. I have spent over an hour going through everything but its not adding up. I'm thinking JS updated and thats why this isnt working.

const answser = prompt('Which planet is closer to the sun?');

if ( answer === 'Mercury' ) { console.log("That's correct!!" ); }

2 Answers

Samuel Kleos
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Samuel Kleos
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 7,266 Points

You defined a variable as const answser.

Then you made a conditional with the argument ( answer === 'Mercury' )

The way you've spelled the variable (answser) is different to the way you've spelled it in the argument (answer)

Tall Toad
Tall Toad
2,746 Points

I closed web browser, and that fixed the problem.