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Convert Yard to Meter (yd to m)

In next fields, kindly type your value in the text box under title [ From: ] to convert from yard to meter (yd to m). As you type your value, the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ To: ].


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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.

Meter (abbreviation: m): is the base unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). The metre is the length of the path travelled by light in a vacuum within 1/299792458 seconds.

How to Convert Yards to Meters

Example: How many meters are equivalent to 9.78 yards?


As;


1 yards = 0.9144 meters


9.78 yards = Y meters


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


Y equals 9.78 times 0.9144 over 1


(i.e.) Y = 9.78 * 0.9144 / 1 = 8.942832 meters


Answer is: 8.942832 meters are equivalent to 9.78 yards.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into m:


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


( i ) 7.73 yd


( ii ) 86.19 yd


( iii ) 31.77 yd


Convert Yard to More Length Units

References
  • Wikipedia
  • USMA
  • NIST

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