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Equal Columns With Flexbox: It’s More Complicated Than You Might Think

As awesome as flexbox is, what it’s doing under the hood is actually a little strange because, by default, it is doing two things at once. It first looks at the content size which is what we would get if by declaring width: max-content on an element. But on top of that, flex-shrink is also doing some work allowing the items to be smaller, but only if needed. Let’s break those two down and see how they work together.
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