Learn Intermediate CSS by Building a Cat Painting - Step 8

Tell us what’s happening:

.cat-head {
  width: 205px;
  height: 180px;
  border: 1px solid #000;
  border-radius: 46%;
  background: linear-gradient #5e5e5e 85% $45454f 100%;

Code Check indicates code for background linear-gradient does not pass. why?

Your code so far

<!-- file: index.html -->
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <meta charset="UTF-8">
    <title>fCC Cat Painting</title>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="./styles.css">
</head>
<body>
    <main>
      <div class="cat-head"></div>
    </main>
</body>
</html>
/* file: styles.css */
* {
  box-sizing: border-box;
}

body {
  background-color: #c9d2fc;
}


/* User Editable Region */

.cat-head {
  width: 205px;
  height: 180px;
  border: 1px solid #000;
  border-radius: 46%;
  background: linear-gradient #5e5e5e 85% $45454f 100%;

}

/* User Editable Region */

Your browser information:

User Agent is: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; Intel Mac OS X 10_15_7) AppleWebKit/605.1.15 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/17.5 Safari/605.1.15

Challenge Information:

Learn Intermediate CSS by Building a Cat Painting - Step 8

you have missing the brackets () of linear-gradient around your colors and comma between the each color value.

example:

linear-gradient(#color %, #color %,  #color %);