Learn Basic JavaScript by Building a Role Playing Game - Step 123

Tell us what’s happening: I am stuck and I have tried everything but my code still doesnt work. What am I doing wrong? I have commented out the second because its just a different order. I dont know what to change anymore.

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monsterHealth -= weapons[currentWeapon].power + (Math.floor(Math.random() * xp) + 1);

// (Math.floor(Math.random() * xp) + 1) + monsterHealth -= weapons[currentWeapon].power;

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Learn Basic JavaScript by Building a Role Playing Game - Step 123

You are technically doing this correctly, you’ve just added an extra pair of parentheses that aren’t needed and the tests aren’t expecting and thus the tests think you did it incorrectly. Remove the outermost pair of parentheses and you will pass.

I understand why you added them. It does seem to make sense to group the Math.floor function and the 1 you are adding to it in parentheses since they are working together to create the random number that you want. But since you are only adding all of these numbers together you don’t technically need them since it doesn’t matter what order you add these things together.