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Why didn't my code run?

I have to do an objective, and the objective starts off with var a = 10 var b = 20 var c = 30 Here is my code that I typed.

if ( var a is greater than var b ) { alert('<p>a is greater than var b</p>'); } else { alert('<p>a is not greater than b</p>'); }

2 Answers

Ken Howard
Ken Howard
Treehouse Guest Teacher

The code needs to be written using the greater than operator >. Also, when referencing a variable you don't include the var keyword. var should only be used when assigning a value to a new variable name.

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

Thank you Ken.