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1,089 Points

Where am I going wrong

//Create a condtional where //if the randomNumber variable is equal to 1 set theAnswer variable to "perhaps it is so", //if randomNumber is equal to 2 set theAnswer variable to "yes, definitely" and //if randomNumber is equal to 3 set theAnswer to "no, never"

const randomNumber = Math.floor((Math.random() * 3) + 1);

let theAnswer = "";

if(randomNumber === 1) { console.log ("perhaps it is so"); } else if(randomNumber === 2) { console.log("yes, definitely"); } else { console.log("no, never "); }

When I run the code it does what it's suppose to do but it's also printing False. Eg. False perhaps it is so.

1 Answer

Berian Lowe
Berian Lowe
22,438 Points

Hi Gilbert.

The issue with your code is that you're using console.log to directly print the answers ("perhaps it is so," "yes, definitely," or "no, never") inside the conditional statements. This results in the answers being printed along with "False" because console.log returns undefined, which is being printed by default.

const randomNumber = Math.floor((Math.random() * 3) + 1);

let theAnswer = "";

if (randomNumber === 1) {
    theAnswer = "perhaps it is so";
} else if (randomNumber === 2) {
    theAnswer = "yes, definitely";
} else {
    theAnswer = "no, never";


Kind regards, Berian