FAQ: CSS Grid Essentials - Repeat

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Can someone explain this exercise to me? I don’t get it…
repeat(3, 1fr) / 3fr 50% 1fr;
How does this end up being 7 rows and 1 column?

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There is 3 rows and 3 columns.

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it’s probably creating 7 rows, because you are using codecademy HTML template with 7 divs. Check your HTML code, 7 items :slight_smile:

but can we combine “repeat” with Grid Template to optimize the code?
or it’s only for rows/columns:

grid-template-rows: repeat(4, 50% 150px 150px);
grid-template-columns: repeat(44, 1fr);

thanks

PS: grid-template: repeat(12, 1fr) / repeat(6, 1fr);

So like, I wasn’t able to complete the exercise on my own because I thought the repeat function was only for rows/columns. But when I got the solution, apparently it works for Grid Template to optimize the code.

There are three rows. The first row has 3 items. The second row has 3 items. The third row has 1 item.

Each item is represented by a <div> in the HTML code.