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why am I not able to see random questions in my prompt box?

My issues with both random number exercises has not been resolved. I even copied and pasted code from another tree house student helping another student perhaps with the same issue. It does not work. I'm waiting patiently....

Hadi Khalili
Hadi Khalili
7,969 Points

Hi Andrea
Post your code for inspection.

if (parseInt(guess) === randomNumber ) {
correctGuess = true;
} else if ( parseInt(guess) < randomNumber ) {
var guessMore = prompt("Try again. The number I'm thinking of is more than " + guess);

if (parseInt(guessMore) === randomNumber) {
correctGuess = true;
} else if ( parseInt(guess) > randomNumber ) {
var guessLess = prompt("Try again. The number I'm thinking of is less than " + guess);
if (parseInt(guessLess) === randomNumber) {
correctGuess = true;

if ( correctGuess ) {
document.write('<p>You guessed the number!</p>');
} else {
document.write('<p>Sorry. The number was ' + randomNumber + '.</p>');

I see a prompt box that says random numbers but i don't see the user's input

this is the code copied straight from the exercise


Thanks Steven so much... I see the random guessing number display but the javaScript is not running the user's input

2 Answers

I copied this straight from the exercise Steven...

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
227,114 Points

It looks like you're missing the first few lines of the code.

Based on this later video, the code should start with these lines:

var correctGuess = false;
var randomNumber = Math.floor(Math.random() * 6 ) + 1;
var guess = prompt('I am thinking of a number between 1 and 6. What is it?');

In future, to enable the most complete and accurate analysis, make a snapshot of your workspace and post the link to it along with the link to the course page.