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Hi, I tried completing the code myself before going along with the video and can't seem to figure out what is wrong with mine.

```//Number guessing game
var upper = 10;
var guess;
var randomNumber = getRandomNumber(upper);
var counter = 0;
var correctGuess = false;
function getRandomNumber(upper) {
var randomNumber = Math.floor(Math.random() * upper) + 1;
return randomNumber;
}
do {
guess = prompt("Guess a number between 1 and 10.");
counter += 1;
if (isNaN(guess)) {
}
if (guess === randomNumber) {
correctGuess = true;
}
} while (!correctGuess);
document.write("<h>You guessed the number!</h>");
document.write("<p> It took you " + guess + " tries to guess the number " + randomNumber + ".</p>");
``` I see two issues:

```    if (guess === randomNumber) {
```

Since "guess" is a string, it will never match the number using the type-sensitive equality operator. You can use the normal operator (`==`) instead to allow the system to perform type coercion, or you can manually convert one of them to the other type.

```document.write("<p> It took you " + guess + " tries to guess the number " + randomNumber + ".</p>");
```

The number of tries is stored in "count" instead of "guess".