# Need help - Lesson 8

#1

Lesson 8 - What if choice 1 is scissors?

Syntax Error: Your code returned 'paper wins' instead of 'undefined' when the inputs are scissors and paper

``````var userChoice = prompt("Do you choose rock, paper or scissors?");
var computerChoice = Math.random();
if (computerChoice < 0.34) {
computerChoice = "rock";
} else if(computerChoice <= 0.67) {
computerChoice = "paper";
} else {
computerChoice = "scissors";
} console.log("Computer: " + computerChoice);

var compare =function (choice1,choice2)
{
if(choice1===choice2)
{
return "The result is a tie!";
}
else if (choice1==="rock")
{
if(choice2=== "scissors")
{
return "rock wins";
}
else {
return "paper wins";
}
}
else if (choice1==="paper")
{
if(choice2==="rock") {
return "paper wins";
}
else {
return "scissors wins";
}
}
else if (choice1==="scissors")
{
if (choice2==="rock")
{
return "rock wins";
}
else {
return "paper wins";
}
}
};
compare(userChoice,computerChoice)``````

#2

this bit of code:

``````else if (choice1==="scissors")
{
if (choice2==="rock")
{
return "rock wins";
}
else {
return "paper wins";
}
}``````

if your else runs, choice1 is scissors and choice2 is paper. How does paper beat scissors?

#3

I tried that code and it says:
SyntaxError: Unexpected token else
Here is my full code:

``````var userChoice = prompt("Do you choose rock, paper or scissors?");
var computerChoice = Math.random();
if (computerChoice < 0.34) {
computerChoice = "rock";
} else if(computerChoice <= 0.67) {
computerChoice = "paper";
} else {
computerChoice = "scissors";
} console.log("Computer: " + computerChoice);
var compare = function (choice1, choice2){
if (choice1 === choice2) {
return "The result is a tie!";
}
else if(choice1 === "rock"){
if(choice2 === "scissors"){
return "rock wins";
}
else {
return "paper wins";
}
}
else if(choice1==="paper"){
if(choice2 ==="rock"){
return "paper wins";
}
}
else {
return "scissors wins";
}
else if (choice1==="scissors")
{
if (choice2==="rock")
{
return "rock wins";
}
else {
return "paper wins";
}
}
};``````

#4

this bit of code:

``````else if(choice1==="paper"){
if(choice2 ==="rock"){
return "paper wins";
}
}
else {
return "scissors wins";
}``````

you close the else if after if, instead of after else

#5

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