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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Using Comparison Operators

sean farrelly
sean farrelly
1,614 Points

where am i going wrong ?

it is saying am not writing the conditional statement how do you do that ?

script.js
var a = 10;
var b = 20;
var c = 30;
if (a > b) {// otherwise, if a is not greater than b
  alert ( ' a is not greater than b')
} else { // otherwise, if a is not greater than b
  alert (' a is not greater than b ');
}
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>

2 Answers

Seth Kroger
Seth Kroger
56,412 Points

Challenges can be pretty picky about the text of messages. They need to be exactly what's asked for including spacing and capitalization. You have leading and trailing spaces in your alert messages. If you remove those and correct the first message to read "is greater" instead of "is not greater" it should pass.

You're also missing a semicolon.