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Why does my godaddy web-server serve .htm correctly, but not .js ?

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Hi
I'm surprised that when I put this javascript example (from a coding web-page) in my Godaddy public html folder, it didn't work, - it just printed the code.

Must I do anything special to tell the host that i's not plain text, but it's  actually code..
I have both index.htm and index.js in the same folder
I have the javascript at the bottom, below, but
This is index.htm that works when called from my URL in my browser:

<HTML>
<HEAD>
<TITLE>Your Title Here</TITLE>
</HEAD>
<BODY BGCOLOR="FFFFFF">
<CENTER><IMG SRC="clouds.jpg" ALIGN="BOTTOM"> </CENTER>
<HR>
<a href="http://somegreatsite.com">Link Name</a>
is a link to another nifty site
<H1>This is a Header</H1>
<H2>This is a Medium Header</H2>
Send me mail at <a href="mailto:support@yourcompany.com">
support@yourcompany.com</a>.
<P> This is a new paragraph!
<P> <B>This is a new paragraph!</B>
<BR> <B><I>This is a new sentence without a paragraph break, in bold italics.</I></B>
<HR>
</BODY>
</HTML>

This is index.js that doesn't work, but just prints the code in the browser...

<html>
<head>
  <title>Multiplication Table</title>
  <script type="text/javascript">
    var rows = prompt("How many rows for your multiplication table?");
    var cols = prompt("How many columns for your multiplication table?");
    if(rows == "" || rows == null)
   		 rows = 10;
    if(cols== "" || cols== null)
   		 cols = 10;
    createTable(rows, cols);
    function createTable(rows, cols)
    {
      var j=1;
      var output = "<table border='1' width='500' cellspacing='0'cellpadding='5'>";
      for(i=1;i<=rows;i++)
      {
    	output = output + "<tr>";
        while(j<=cols)
        {
  		  output = output + "<td>" + i*j + "</td>";
   		  j = j+1;
   		}
   		 output = output + "</tr>";
   		 j = 1;
    }
    output = output + "</table>";
    document.write(output);
    }
  </script>
</head>
<body>
</body>
</html>
What might I be missing to have the browsers load the javascript?
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