Part 6: SyntaxError: Unexpected keyword 'else' HELP PLEASE


#1

/*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";
     }
}

};


#2

@cloudblaster23852,

You are using a semi-colon-; in your IF ELSE-IF statement,
and as a semi-colon-; is an End-of-Statement indicator to the Javascript interpreter,
you ran into the unexpected-keyword-ELSE problem.

Remove this semi-colon-;

Please read
http://www.codecademy.com/forum_questions/559dcb4be39efe550f00006b
and concentrate on:

  • the creation of the compare function
  • the truth-table
  • the build of the IF ELSE-IF statement structure as part of the compare FUNCTION-BODY
  • the execution of the compare function (keeping in mind that the return statement is used )

#3

Thank you! I fixed it :smile: