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CSS CSS Basics (2014) Understanding Values and Units Pixels and Percentages

there must be an error. i did the right thing, .main-content { width: 75% }

lets reduce the width of the main-content div. Give it a width value that takes up 75% of its container width.

style.css
/* Complete the challenge by writing CSS below */
.title  {
  font-size: 26px
}
h2 {
font-size: 53px
}

.main-content {
width: 75%
}
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>Lake Tahoe</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
  </head>
  <body>
    <div class="container">
      <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>
      </div>
    </div>
  </body>
</html>

2 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,920 Points

While it's technically optional for the last property in a rule, it's considered "best practice" to always end a property setting with a semicolon.

Apparently, the challenge didn't enforce this on the first two tasks, but you need to pass task 3.

I that after 15 MINUTES of toiling, but is it really necessary

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
229,920 Points

As I said, it's not technically necessary for the CSS to work, but it is considered a "best practice".
And apparently it is necessary to pass the challenge. :wink:

sure