freeCodeCamp Challenge Guide: Introducing Else If Statements

Introducing Else If statements


Problem Explanation

We’ll be modifying the existing code above so that it follows the flow of logic that an else-if statement has.


Hints

Hint 1

   if (val > 10) {
    return "Greater than 10";
  }

All if statements and their variants start off with an if statement.

Hint 2

  else if (val < 5) {
    return "Smaller than 5";
  }

Statements between the if statement and the else statement in an else-if flow are in the else-if format

Hint 3

else {
  return "Between 5 and 10";
  }

The last statement in an else-if flow is in the else format


Solutions

Solution 1 (Click to Show/Hide)
function testElseIf(val) {
  if (val > 10) {
    return "Greater than 10";
  } else if (val < 5) {
    return "Smaller than 5";
  } else {
    return "Between 5 and 10";
  }
}

// Change this value to test
testElseIf(7);

Code Explanation

The structure of an else-if logic flow is an initial if statement, one more if-else statements, and one final else statement.

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