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JavaScript

Why my "break" doesn't work?

Here's my code:

// 5. BONUS CHALLENGE: Write a while loop that builds a string of random integers
// between 0 and 9. Stop building the string when the number 8 comes up.
// Be sure that 8 does print as the last character. The resulting string 
// will be a random length.
print('5th Loop:');
text = '';

// Write 5th loop here:
let num = Math.floor(Math.random()*10);
while(true){
 text += num + " ";
 if (num === 8){
 break;
 }
}
print(text);
Rich Donnellan
Rich Donnellan
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1 Answer

You will want to assign the random number to num inside the loop. Otherwise if the initial value isn't 8 you will have an infinite loop.