Use the Conditional (Ternary) Operator not bringing correct result

Tell us what’s happening:

Your code so far

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

checkEqual(1, 2);

When I input the above everything else works except it brings a>b as true

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Link to the challenge:

You’re being asked to check if the two inputs are equal, not whether the first is greater than the second: that is the example, your code will not be the same.

Thanks for your input.
I changed to this
function checkEqual(a, b) {
return a=b ? false: true;

checkEqual(1, 2);

now its bringing checkEqual(1, 1) should return true

Thanks to your input I finally solved it.

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How did you solve ? What was the code ? i didn’t get it

This is the code I used


Oooh … Thanks … It was giving me a really hard time .

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