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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Understanding Values and Units Em and Rem Units

Having trouble to understand the question. 53 pixels is equivelant to 3.312em

53 pixels to em is 3.312 when typed into the h2 rule it is incorrect if i subtract 16 px (or 1 em) it is 2.312 em. still incorrect i dont understand what is being asked

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */

header {
  font-size: 1.8em;
}

.title {
  font-size: 1.625rem;
}

h1 {
  font-size: 5.625rem;
}

h2 {
  font-size: 2.312em;
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body>
    <header>
      <span class="title">Journey through the Sierra Nevada Mountains</span>
      <h1>Lake Tahoe, California</h1>
    </header>
    <div class="main-content">
      <p>
        Lake Tahoe is one of the most breathtaking attractions located in California. It's home to a number of ski resorts, summer outdoor recreation, and tourist attractions. Snow and skiing are a significant part of the area's reputation.
      </p>
      <a href="#">Find out more</a>
      <h2>Check out all the Wildlife</h2>
      <p>
        As spawning season approaches, the fish acquire a humpback and protuberant jaw. After spawning, they die and their carcasses provide a feast for gatherings of mink, bears, and Bald eagles.
      </p>
      <a href="#">See the Wildlife</a>
      <h3>From Tents to Resorts</h3>
      <p>
        Lake Tahoe is full of wonderful places to stay. You have the ability to sleep in the outdoors in a tent, or relax like a king at a five star resort. Here are our top three resorts:
      </p>
    </div>
    <footer>
      <p>All rights reserved to the state of <a href="#">California</a>.</p>
      <a href="#top">Back to top &raquo;</a>
    </footer>
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

David Moorhead
David Moorhead
18,004 Points

Hi, Jordon Thornberry,

If the results in your calculator equal something like 3.3125, then use all four digits right of the decimal; in other words, don't truncate decimal places. Treehouse's algorithm will accept those four digits. Hope that's helpful. :smile:

Adam Pengh
Adam Pengh
29,880 Points

Note From Moderator: While this answer may have been valid, it is encouraged that it has either minimal or no code, and the greater part consists of an explanation of how the student can solve the problem on their own.

Adam, feel free to write up a new answer and replace this message. Happy coding!