FAQ: Conditional Statements - Comparison Operators


#1

This community-built FAQ covers the “Comparison Operators” exercise from the lesson “Conditional Statements”.

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Introduction To JavaScript

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#2

Why are there three === instead of two?


#3

3 equals signs is known as Identity / strict equality, meaning that the data types also must be equal:

console.log(1 == true) // output: true
console.log(1 === true) // output: false

#4

I couldn’t find out what I was doing wrong, then I saw that the last statement had an exclamation point and I had put a period. Realistically, if I had made that mistake, I don’t think it would’ve prevented me from going forward. I think that’s a pain in the ■■■ to have to deal with. If it’s in the ’ ’ then you can put whatever you want, isn’t that correct??