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General Discussion

The Box Model

The third challenge is:

Currently, the width of the div with the class main is set to 400px, but the padding applied is adding an extra 40 pixels to its total width. Add a property that forces the padding into the width of the div.

My solution was this:

box-sizing: border-box;

This was the solution provided in the lesson, but it was marked wrong. Can someone tell me why?

4 Answers

Is it possible for you to tell us exactly which challenge it is?

It was the challenge on width, height, and overflow properties, but I have it right now. Thanks.

Dillon Patel
Dillon Patel
4,025 Points

I just completed that and that's the answer I used. Make sure the whole rule is correct.

.main {
     box-sizing: border-box;
}

I may have left off the .main. I will check. Thanks!

It worked. Thanks again.