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Akhter Rasool
Akhter Rasool
8,597 Points

Doubts regarding Ems in CSS

body{ font-size: 2em; } /* h1 is inside body/* h1{ font-size: 4em; }

in the above code, the font size of body is (16px * 2em = 32px)32px, so will the font-size of the h1 rule be(4em*32px = 132px) 132 px ??? since its 4em times the parent's font-size.??

Please Explain/

1 Answer

Tobias Helmrich
Tobias Helmrich
31,601 Points

Hey Akther,

there is not much to explain because you understood it perfectly! :) However note that 4em * 32px = 128px and not 132px. But for the rest you're right. In this case the h1's font-size would be 4 times the font-size of the body which would be 128px as the body's font-size is 32px.

I hope that helps! :)