Learn CSS Transforms by Building a Penguin - Step 12

** You should give .penguin a margin-top of 75px, but found auto.:**
what is this about but found ‘auto’?.

.penguin {
width: 300px;
height: 300px;
margin-top: 75px;
margin: auto;
}

<!-- file: index.html -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
  
  <head>
    <meta charset="UTF-8" />
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="./styles.css" />
    <title>Penguin</title>
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
  </head>

  <body>
    <div class="penguin"></div>
    <div class="ground"></div>
  </body>
</html>
/* file: styles.css */
body {
  background: linear-gradient(45deg, rgb(118, 201, 255), rgb(247, 255, 222));
  margin: 0;
  padding: 0;
  width: 100%;
  height: 100vh;
  overflow: hidden;
}


/* User Editable Region */

.penguin {
  width: 300px;
  height: 300px;
 margin-top: 75px; 
 margin: auto;
}

/* User Editable Region */


.ground {
  width: 100vw;
  height: 400px;
  background: linear-gradient(90deg, rgb(88, 175, 236), rgb(182, 255, 255));
  z-index: 3;
  position: absolute;
}

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Challenge: Learn CSS Transforms by Building a Penguin - Step 12

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Remember, the order of properties matters in CSS. The shortcut property margin really means “set all of the margins (top/bottom/left/right)”. So margin: auto is setting all margin sides to auto. And since it comes after your margin-top property, then what do you think the value of margin-top actually is?

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Yes, bbsmooth, thanks a lot for your teaching…penguin {
width: 300px;
height: 300px;
margin: 75px auto;

}

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