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Convert Centimeter to Yard (cm to yd)

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Centimeter (abbreviation: cm): is a unit of length in the SI metric system, equal to one hundredth of a metre, centi being the prefix for a factor of 1/100. The centimetre was the base unit of length in the now deprecated centimetre–gram–second (CGS) system of units.

Yard (abbreviation: yd): is an English unit of length that comprises 3 feet or 36 inches, in both the British imperial and US customary systems of measurement. It is standardized as exactly 0.9144 meters by international agreement in 1959.


How to Convert Centimeters to Yards

Example: How many yards are equivalent to 32.49 centimeters?


As;

1 centimeters = 0.010936 yards

32.49 centimeters = Y yards

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 32.49 times 0.010936 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 32.49 * 0.010936 / 1 = 0.35531064 yards

Answer is: 0.35531064 yards are equivalent to 32.49 centimeters.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into yd:


N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 85.18 cm

( ii ) 51.97 cm

( iii ) 1.27 cm


Convert Centimeter to More Length Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST
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