# Inches to Yards Converter

Use this converter to easily convert between Inches and Yards (in to yd).

## How many Inches equal one Yard?

Since a foot is defined as 1/3 of a yard, and an inch is defined as 1/12 of a foot, exactly **36 inches equal 1 yard**. The international symbol for inches is "in", while for yards it is "yd", e.g. 5 in, 10 yd.

## Difference between Inches and Yards

Both inches and yards are units for measuring distance between two points, but with significantly different magnitude. The yard is often used to measure the dimensions (width, length, depth, height) of large objects and for measuring all kinds of distances, for example the length of a football or baseball field. The inch, corresponding to a much smaller distance, is used primarily for small objects and tiny distances, usually up to several feet.

Both units are a part of the imperial system of units, but since 1959 both are defined in terms of their equivalent in meters. The inch is defined as 0.0254 meters while a yard is defined as 0.9144 meters (exactly 3 feet). Prior to that the actual length which the units measured depended primarily on the definition of the foot, which varied from place to place and also in time.

## How to convert Inches to Yards

Converting from inches to yards is easy using our in to yd converter online for free. If you have a calculator handy, you can just divide the number of inches in 36 to get the measurement in yards.

#### Inches to yards conversion example

Sample task: * convert 60 inches to yards*. Solution:

*Formula:*

in / 36 = yd

*Calculation:*

60 in / 36 = 1.666667 yd

*End result:*

60 in is equal to 1.666667 yd

## in to yd conversion table

in | yd |
---|---|

1 in | 0.027778 yd |

2 in | 0.055556 yd |

3 in | 0.083333 yd |

4 in | 0.111111 yd |

5 in | 0.138889 yd |

6 in | 0.166667 yd |

7 in | 0.194444 yd |

8 in | 0.222222 yd |

9 in | 0.25 yd |

10 in | 0.277778 yd |

20 in | 0.555556 yd |

30 in | 0.833333 yd |

40 in | 1.111111 yd |

50 in | 1.388889 yd |

60 in | 1.666667 yd |

70 in | 1.944444 yd |

80 in | 2.222222 yd |

90 in | 2.50 yd |

100 in | 2.777778 yd |

200 in | 5.555556 yd |

300 in | 8.333333 yd |

400 in | 11.111111 yd |

500 in | 13.888889 yd |

600 in | 16.666667 yd |

700 in | 19.444444 yd |

800 in | 22.222222 yd |

900 in | 25 yd |

1,000 in | 27.777778 yd |

#### References:

[1] NIST Special Publication 330 (2008) - "The International System of Units (SI)", edited by Barry N.Taylor and Ambler Thompson

[2] International Organization for Standardization (1993). ISO Standards Handbook: Quantities and units (3rd edition). Geneva: ISO. ISBN 92-67-10185-4.

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