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JavaScript JavaScript Basics Making Decisions in Your Code with Conditional Statements Boolean Values

Daniel Benisti
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Daniel Benisti
Front End Web Development Techdegree Student 19,418 Points

using only the boolean variable instead of the entire comparison?

on line 9 in the second if statement, can i replace the (correctGuess ==== true) with just a (correctGuess) ?

1 Answer

Nils Kriedner
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Nils Kriedner
Full Stack JavaScript Techdegree Student 32,474 Points

Hi Daniel,

yes, if you are checking for the boolean value true you can just omit the if (someThing === true) and directly use if (someThing).

Just one note: In your request above you have four equal signs ====. This would not work. ;-) You either have to use two equal signs (the equality operator) or three equal signs (the STRICT equality operator. (The strict equality operator checks value AND also type.)

Blessings from Berlin and happy java-scripting, Nils

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