Use the Conditional (Ternary) Operator Error or Not?

Use the Conditional (Ternary) Operator Error or Not?
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#1

Tell us what’s happening:

Hi every ! just noticed something in this question : function findGreater(a, b) {
return a > b ? “a is greater” : “b is greater”;
}

Here you can see that “a” is greater and “b” as well. Can anyone clarify me why ? or its just a mistake.

Your code so far


function checkEqual(a, b) {
  return a === b ? true : false;
}

checkEqual(1, 2);

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Link to the challenge:
https://learn.freecodecamp.org/javascript-algorithms-and-data-structures/basic-javascript/use-the-conditional-ternary-operator


#2

With the ternary operator the expression (in this case a> b or a===b) is either true or false. If its true, the first value before the colon is returned, if false the second value.

So by saying return a > b ? “a is greater” : “b is greater”, either one of the strings is returned, but never both.

Its the same as saying:

if (a > b) { return 'a is greater' } else { return 'b is greater' }


#3

Much thanks to you. Clear now!!