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1

what is css

a style sheet language that is used to style webpages

2

what is a css rule or rule set

a statement that tells browsers how to render particular elements on an web page

3

what is css used for

styling web pages

4

what file extension does a css file have

.css

5

what is an inline style sheet

styles that are embedded right within the html code they affect

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what is an internal style sheet

styles that are placed within the header information of the web page, and then affect all corresponding tags on a single page

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what is an external style sheet

styles that are coded in a separate document

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what is a css ruleset

a set of declarations

9

what is a css declaration

a property and value pair

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what is a declaration enclosed in

curly braces

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what separates a css property and value in a declaration

a colon

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what ends a css declaration

a semicolon

13

what is css padding

the space between the content of the element and its border

14

what is css margin

the space outside an elements border

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what three different ways can colour in css be represented

rgb, hex code, hsl and keywords

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what does the 'alpha' element represent in css colour notation

the transparency of a colour

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what is the css cascade

an algorithm defining how to combine properties values originating from different sources