Why do I need two(2) @media selector


Q1) I don’t really understand the @media rule selector. Would someone please explain it to me in human language please?

Q2) Why couldn’t I just change the max-width property’s value to the different desired number and add the min-width’s value instead of creating a second @media rule selector? To me, I don’t see it changing anything really -(well, being a novice, of course, it should look insignificant to me)?
Thank you.

@media (max-width: 768px) { #piano { width: 358px;  }  .keys { width: 318px; }
 .logo { width: 150px;  } }

@media (max-width: 1199px) and (min-width: 769px) {#piano{width: 675px;} .keys{width: 633px;}


I know it is too much when first you facing media queries, here is the explanation but

It is the property you use to set certain style and arrangement in specific screen size such as mobile, desktop, tablet (which is most common one)

Media queries in CSS allow you to apply different styles to your webpage based on the size of the device screen that it’s being viewed on. They work by specifying a certain condition, such as the width of the screen, and then applying a set of CSS rules only when that condition is met.

For example, you might use a media query to change the font size of your text when the screen is smaller than 768 pixels wide. This is commonly done to make webpages more mobile-friendly.

Media queries can be used with many CSS properties, including font size, spacing, and layout. By using media queries, you can create responsive designs that look great on any device, from a small smartphone screen to a large desktop monitor.

Here’s an example of a media query that changes the background color of a page when the screen width is less than 600 pixels:

body {
  background-color: blue;

@media (max-width: 600px) {
  body {
    background-color: red;

In this example, the background color of the body element is set to blue by default. However, when the screen width is less than or equal to 600 pixels, the media query is triggered and the background color is changed to red. This allows the page to have different styles depending on the screen size or device it is being viewed on.

max-width and min-width are CSS properties used to set the maximum and minimum width of an element, respectively.

max-width sets the maximum width that an element can have, and if the content of the element is wider than the specified value, it will overflow horizontally. However, if the content is narrower than the specified value, the element will take up only as much space as it needs.

min-width sets the minimum width that an element can have, and if the content of the element is narrower than the specified value, it will expand horizontally to fill the specified width. However, if the content is wider than the specified value, the element will retain its original width, and the content may overflow horizontally.

Both max-width and min-width are commonly used in responsive web design to create layouts that adapt to different screen sizes and devices.

Wow!! Excellent work. I like the details of your explanation and the time and efforts that you put into it. I sincerely appreciate it. Now, this @media rule selector makes total sense to me. Even though the assignment did provide a little description of sort, it wasn’t near as thorough and interesting as your detailed and instructive explanation. In addition, I will not fail to appreciate your grammatical attentiveness.

Thank you.

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