# What are Conditional Operators in JavaScript?

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The conditional operator first evaluates an expression for a true or false value and then executes one of the two given statements depending upon the result of the evaluation.

Sr.No
Operator and Description
1
? : (Conditional )
If Condition is true? Then value X: Otherwise value Y

## Example

Try the following code to understand how the Conditional Operator works in JavaScript:

Live Demo

<html>
<body>
<script>
<!--
var a = 10;
var b = 20;
var linebreak = "<br />";
document.write ("((a > b) ? 100 : 200) => ");
result = (a > b) ? 100 : 200;
document.write(result);
document.write(linebreak);
document.write ("((a < b) ? 100 : 200) => ");
result = (a < b) ? 100 : 200;
document.write(result);
document.write(linebreak);
//-->
</script>
<p>Set the variables to different values and different operators and then try...</p>
</body>
</html>
Published on 18-Jan-2018 13:11:57