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JavaScript JavaScript Basics (Retired) Making Decisions with Conditional Statements Super Conditional Challenge

Brian Diggs
Brian Diggs
4,794 Points

where did i go wrong

How do I fix this script so that it correctly tests the money and today variables and prints out the proper alert message: "It's Friday, but I don't have enough money to go out"?

var money = 9;
var today = 'monday'

if ( money >= 100 || today === 'Friday' ) {
  alert("Time to go to the theater");    
} else if ( money >= 50 || today === 'Friday' ) {
  alert("Time for a movie and dinner");    
} else if ( money > 10 || today === 'Friday' ) {
  alert("Time for a movie");   
} else if ( today !== 'Friday' ) {
  alert("It's Friday, but I don't have enough money to go out");   
} else {
  alert("This isn't Friday. I need to stay home.");
  <meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=UTF-8">
  <title>JavaScript Basics</title>
<script src="script.js"></script>

1 Answer

Stephan Olsen
Stephan Olsen
6,650 Points

For this challenge you do not need to change the variable values. So leave the variables with their initial values.

var money = 9;
var today = 'Friday'

What you need to do in this challenge, is to look at the conditions for each statement, to make sure it is correct. For example, the first if statement is.

if ( money >= 100 || today === 'Friday' ) {
  alert("Time to go to the theater");    

This statement says that if money is greater or equal to 100 OR it is friday, it's time to go to the theater. However both of these statements should be true, before you should go to the theater, meaning that you should use the && operator instead of the ||. Go through each of the conditions and alter them so it makes sense.