Javascript- Logical Order in if Else Statement

Javascript- Logical Order in if Else Statement
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#1

hi EveryOne!
everyone stuck in this exercise :face_with_raised_eyebrow: ,

:cold_sweat: what’s wrong in this code?
only two challenges pass
Your code so far

function orderMyLogic(val) {
if (val < 10) 
   return "Less than 10";
}else if (val < 5) {
   return "Less than 5";
}else {
   return "Greater than or equal to 10";
}
}

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

look at your code again!

the problem is in the if and else statement evaluation :sweat_smile:,


#2

#3

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#4

hey @ArielLeslie
can i post like this or not?


#5

Sorry. Your post confused me. I thought that you were sharing a working solution. Reading it again, I see that you were asking for help. I will re-list it.


#6

#7

If you take a look at the first two if conditions you should be able to figure out what you need to change. Any value that is less that 5 will go through the first condition only and never reach the second as any value less than 5 is also less than 10. So you could either reverse these two statements to first check if its less than the smaller number (in this case 5) or put a logical ‘&&’ in the first statement stating (val < 10 && val > 5).

Personally, I would test for greater than 10 first, then for greater than 5 and the rest can fall under the last category of less than 5.


#8

I would look at the order of my statement.