Random quote generator using react

I want to include a button element in my react component that brings a new random qoute every time it’s clicked but I am currently stuck because the button just won’t work. What should I change or what am I doing wrong. I am new to react and this is my first challenge

  constructor(props) {
    this.state = { qoute: "", randomQoute: "" };
    this.newQoute = this.newQoute.bind(this);
  async componentDidMount() {
    let response = await fetch("https://type.fit/api/quotes");
    let data = await response.json();
    this.setState({ qoute: data });
    let randomIndex = Math.floor(Math.random() * data.length);
    this.setState({ randomQoute: data[randomIndex] });
//this is function that is called every time the button is clicked 
  newQoute() {
    let randomIndex = Math.floor(Math.random() * data.length);
    this.setState((state) => ({ randomQoute: state.qoute[randomIndex] }));
  render() {
    return (
//this is the button element 
        <button onClick={this.newQoute}>New Qoute</button>

ReactDOM.render(<App />, document.getElementById("root"));

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check you math function , try to console log it first

I think the math function works fine
I did console log it and the console was displaying random quotes

Did you check the console?
Uncaught TypeError: Cannot read properties of undefined (reading 'length')
Not sure what “data” is in newQoute function.

Ohh yes data was a local variable and I have changed it qoute which is defined in the state and still button not working

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