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CSS

Creating Flexible margins challenge

The Creating Flexible margins challenge is driving me nuts on the calculations side this is the code
p { margin: 0; } body { color: #fff; } .container { max-width: 800px; }

  .icing {
    background-color: #B4C34F;
    width: 100%; /*800px*/
    padding: 10px;
  }
  .cake {
    background-color: #f8748f;
    width: ; /*640px*/
    margin: 10px;
    padding: 10px;
  }
  .filling {
    background-color: #4FB69F;
    width: 75%; /*480px*/
    margin: 10px;
    padding: 10px;
   }

the challenge is using icing as your context set the width to em.

The equation is target / context = answer . So if you divide the target 640px by context 800px you get 0.8 and move the decimal over to make a margin of 80%..that doesn't work.

The next challenge then puts the target at 480px and the context at 640px...

I can't seem to get a right answer here.

Help!

3 Answers

If you have a chance can you link the challenge you are working on?

This threw me for a second too. Reread the question. You have the right concept you are just applying it to the wrong thing :)

Using .icing as your context, convert the margins on .cake from pixels to percentages.

I tried it but am still getting the wrong answer. wouldnt't it be 10/640 = 1.56%

if you look at .cake you have a (target) margin of 10px.

Your context is .icing which has a width of 800px. So if you divide 10/800 you get 0.0125 and when you move the decimal point you get.....

:)

ps. with 640px you would be using .cake as your context. Your context is the container that your div sits in, in this case .icing

Figured it out. I forgot to tell you I had finished the first task and was referencing the next task! Sorry! Thank you for your help!

Awesome!