# Convert yards to feet

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yards (yd)
1 yards = 3 feet

## Precise decimal and fraction answers

The conversion in feet rounded to six significant decimal places is 1 yd = 3.000000 ft. The precise fraction answer is 3 0/1 ft.

### Decimal Precision

Conversion from one to ten decimal places

• 1 yd = 3.0 ft
• 1 yd = 3.00 ft
• 1 yd = 3.000 ft
• 1 yd = 3.0000 ft
• 1 yd = 3.00000 ft
• 1 yd = 3.000000 ft
• 1 yd = 3.0000000 ft
• 1 yd = 3.00000000 ft
• 1 yd = 3.000000000 ft
• 1 yd = 3.0000000000 ft

## Answer in feet and inches

1 yd equals 3 ft using feet, inches and fractional inches instead of decimals as is traditional in the imperial system. This calculation is accurate to the nearest 1/64th of an inch.

## How many feet are in a yard?

There are 3 feet in one yard. A yard is 3 times longer than a foot. A foot is 33.33% of a yard

## Yards to feet conversion factor and formulas

Formula

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

### Multiplication

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

### Division

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

When converting from from yards to feet, 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 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.

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.

## Reverse this conversion

Convert from feet to yards instead.

## 1 yards to other length units

### Metric

• 1 yd = 9.144×10-4 km
• 1 yd = 0.914 m
• 1 yd = 9.144 dm
• 1 yd = 91.44 cm
• 1 yd = 914.4 mm
• 1 yd = 914,400 µ
• 1 yd = 9.144×108 nm

### Imperial/U.S.

• 1 yd = 5.682×10-4 mi
• 1 yd = 1 yd
• 1 yd = 3 ft
• 1 yd = 36 in

## References and Citations

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

## Yards to feet conversion table

yd ft
1 yd 3 ft
2 yd 6 ft
3 yd 9 ft
4 yd 12 ft
5 yd 15 ft
6 yd 18 ft
7 yd 21 ft
8 yd 24 ft
9 yd 27 ft
10 yd 30 ft
yd ft
20 yd 60 ft
30 yd 90 ft
40 yd 120 ft
50 yd 150 ft
60 yd 180 ft
70 yd 210 ft
80 yd 240 ft
90 yd 270 ft
100 yd 300 ft
1,000 yd 3,000 ft