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# how to chage the color of a (p) using hexidecimal value

im not sure how to do it o what the hexidecimal value is for black

Remember that in a hex color value each of the three couples of digits (out of the 6 digits) represents a separate color value for red, green, blue -- and f is the highest hex value available (the 16th out of the 16 possible numbers). so

```!) #ff0000 = really red
2) #00ff00 = really green
3) #0000ff = really blue
```

Black is the absence of any color = #000000 which is usually shortened to #000 (and white in turn is #fff)

You can change color to white for <p> element like this:

```p {
color: #ffffff;
}
```