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CSS CSS Basics Understanding Values and Units Em and Rem Units

What am I doing wrong?

Please help. Thanks!

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

html {
  font-size: 16px;
}

header { font-size: 1em; }

.heading { font-size: 1.625em; }

h1 { font-size: 5.625em; }

h2 { font-size: 3.3125em; }
index.html
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
  <meta charset="UTF-8">
  <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0">
  <title>Developer Diane: Resume</title>
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="page.css">
  <link rel="stylesheet" href="style.css">
</head>
<body>
  <main>
    <header>
      <div id="header-box">
        <h1 class="heading">Developer Diane: Resume</h1>
        <address>
          <p>website: developerdiane.com</p>
          <p>email: diane@developerdiane.com</p>
        </address>
        <img src="developer-diane.jpg" alt="Developer Diane coding on her laptop.">
      </div>
    </header>          
    <section id="education">
      <h2>Education</h2>          
      <ul>
        <li>
          <h3><a href="https://teamtreehouse.com">Treehouse</a></h3>
          <p>Front End <em>Web Development</em> Techdegree</p>
          <p class="date special">Graduated January 2020</p>
        </li>
      </ul>
    </section>
    <section id="experience">
      <h2>Experience</h2>
      <ul>
        <li>
          <h3>Super Web Design Shop</h3>
          <p>Junior Developer</p>
          <p class="date special">February 2020-present</p>
        </li>
        <li>
          <h3>Pretty Good Websites, Inc.</h3>
          <p>Web Development Intern</p>
          <p class="date">July 2019-January 2020</p>
        </li>
      </ul>
    </section>
    <section>
      <h2>Skills</h2>
      <ul id="skills-list">
        <li class="top-skill">HTML</li>
        <li>CSS</li>
        <li class="top-skill" id="proud">JavaScript</li>
        <li>Git</li>
        <li>Bootstrap</li>
        <li class="top-skill">Mobile Web Development</li>
        <li>Accessibility</li>
      </ul>
    </section>
    <section>
      <h2>Awards and Achievements</h2>
      <ol>
        <li>Dev Ninja Award, November 2020</li>
        <li>Developer of the Month, October 2019</li>
        <li>Achieved rating of 6 kyu on <a href="https://www.codewars.com/">Codewars</a></li>
        <li>Certified Accessibility Specialist</li>
      </ol>
    </section>
    <footer>©2020 Developer Diane.</footer>
  </main>
</body>
</html>

1 Answer

Jason Anders
MOD
Jason Anders
Treehouse Moderator 145,619 Points

Hi Imelda Hernandez

You're in the right place, but changing the wrong thing. The question does not want you to change the actual value, but rather the unit.

The key phrase in the question you need to pay attention to is "relative to the root element of the page." So, instead of em which relative to the font size of its direct parent, rem is only relative to the root.

Keep Coding! :) :dizzy: