# Convert feet to yards

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feet (ft)
1 feet = 0.333 yards

## Precise decimal and fraction answers

The conversion in yards rounded to six significant decimal places is 1 ft = 0.333333 yd. The precise fraction answer is 1/3 yd.

### Decimal Precision

Conversion from one to ten decimal places

• 1 ft = 0.3 yd
• 1 ft = 0.33 yd
• 1 ft = 0.333 yd
• 1 ft = 0.3333 yd
• 1 ft = 0.33333 yd
• 1 ft = 0.333333 yd
• 1 ft = 0.3333333 yd
• 1 ft = 0.33333333 yd
• 1 ft = 0.333333333 yd
• 1 ft = 0.3333333333 yd

## How many yards are in a foot?

There are 0.333 yards in one foot. A foot is 33.33% of a yard. A yard is 200% longer than one foot.

## Feet to yards conversion factor and formulas

Formula

The conversion factor between feet and yards is 3. This represents the ratio of feet per one yard. To calculate the value in yards, we can either divide by the conversion factor or multiply by its inverse.

### Division

To convert from feet to yards, divide feet by 3.
The formula is expressed as:
ft ÷ 3 = yd

### Multiplication

Alternatively we can multiply by the inverse conversion factor to get the same result.
The inverse of 3 is 1/3 or 0.333. To convert from feet to yards, multiply feet by 0.333.
The formula is expressed as:
ft × 0.333 = yd

When converting from from feet to yards, both units are within the US Customary / UK Imperial system and conversion factors are governed by standards set by the controlling body.

Customary/Imperial Unit

The foot is a length unit of measure within the US Customary and UK Imperial systems. It is commonly abbreviated as ft or using the ' symbol. The official definition of the foot is 0.3048 meters. Within the Imperial system, the foot is equal to 12 inches or 1/3 of a yard. The foot is very widely used within the United States in situations where nearly the rest of the world would measure in meters. Globally, the foot is used by the aviation community as the standard measurement of flight altitude eg. 35,000 feet.

Customary/Imperial Unit

The yard is a measure of length between two points within the US Customary and British Imperial measurement systems. The official length of a yard (international yard) is defined as 0.9144 meters. A yard is equal to three feet or thirty-six inches in the US and Great Britain. A half yard is eighteen inches while a quarter yard is nine inches. Yards are commonly used when measuring fabric and the yardstick is a common measuring implement in these nations. In the US, the yard is most frequently associated with American football as 100 yards are marked on the field and its measurement is integral to play.

## Reverse this conversion

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## 1 feet to other length units

### Metric

• 1 ft = 3.048×10-4 km
• 1 ft = 0.305 m
• 1 ft = 3.048 dm
• 1 ft = 30.48 cm
• 1 ft = 304.8 mm
• 1 ft = 304,800 µ
• 1 ft = 3.048×108 nm

### Imperial/U.S.

• 1 ft = 1.894×10-4 mi
• 1 ft = 0.333 yd
• 1 ft = 1 ft
• 1 ft = 12 in

## References and Citations

1. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) General Tables of Units of Measurement

## Feet to yards conversion table

ft yd
1 ft 0.333 yd
2 ft 0.667 yd
3 ft 1 yd
4 ft 1.333 yd
5 ft 1.667 yd
6 ft 2 yd
7 ft 2.333 yd
8 ft 2.667 yd
9 ft 3 yd
10 ft 3.333 yd
ft yd
20 ft 6.667 yd
30 ft 10 yd
40 ft 13.333 yd
50 ft 16.667 yd
60 ft 20 yd
70 ft 23.333 yd
80 ft 26.667 yd
90 ft 30 yd
100 ft 33.333 yd
1,000 ft 333.333 yd