Check out example codes for "scss vs code". It will help you in understanding the concepts better.

Code Example 1

"liveSassCompile.settings.formats": [
        // This is Default.
        // {
        //     "format": "expanded",
        //     "extensionName": ".css",
        //     "savePath": "~/../css/"
        // },
        // Or you can compress your css
        {
            "format": "compressed",
            "extensionName": ".min.css",
            "savePath": "~/../css/"
        }
    ],

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