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CSS

59px to %

Hi there, does anyone know exactly what 59px is in percentages?

Casey Clayton
Casey Clayton
16,708 Points

Well we would need the width of the container that it is in. So lets say you have a container div of 800px, well to get the percentage you would take 59/800 which = 0.07375 so we just move the decimal to the right 2 places to get the percentage which is 7.375% to be exact. So just figure out the size of your container and use the formula.

Thanks, Casey!