# Meters to Yards Converter

Use this converter to easily convert between Meters and Yards (m to yd).

## How many Yards equal one Meter?

Exactly **1.0936 yards equal one meter**, since a yard is defined as 3 feet, and a foot is defined as 0.3048 meters. The symbol for yards is "yd" and the symbol for meter is "m". Both units are defined according to an international treaty from 1959 that lays the foundation for the international unit standards.

## Difference between Meters and Yards

The meter and the yard are very similar: they measure lengths of about the same magnitude and are thus used for similar measurements. Both are used to measure small distances, such as in sports, houses, small pieces of land, swimming pools, as well as dimensions of larger objects.

The yard is a unit from the imperial system and is used officially in the United States and the United Kingdom, as well as several other countries. The meter is the base unit of the metric system, which is officially used in most countries in the world. It is defined as the distance light travels in 1/299,792,458 seconds in a vacuum.

## How to convert Meters to Yards

To convert meters to yards, divide the measurement in meters by 0.9144. You will most likely need a calculator to perform the calculation. It is easiest to just use our free online meters to yards converter, which is convenient to use on any internet-connected device.

#### Meters to Yards conversion example

Sample task: * convert 10 meters to yards*. Solution:

*Formula:*

m / 0.9144 = yd

*Calculation:*

10 m / 0.9144 = 10.936133 yd

*End result:*

10 m is equal to 10.936133 yd

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m to yd conversion table

m | yd |
---|---|

1 m | 1.093613 yd |

2 m | 2.187227 yd |

3 m | 3.280840 yd |

4 m | 4.374453 yd |

5 m | 5.468066 yd |

6 m | 6.561680 yd |

7 m | 7.655293 yd |

8 m | 8.748906 yd |

9 m | 9.842520 yd |

10 m | 10.936133 yd |

20 m | 21.872266 yd |

30 m | 32.808399 yd |

40 m | 43.744532 yd |

50 m | 54.680665 yd |

60 m | 65.616798 yd |

70 m | 76.552931 yd |

80 m | 87.489064 yd |

90 m | 98.425197 yd |

100 m | 109.361330 yd |

200 m | 218.722660 yd |

300 m | 328.083990 yd |

400 m | 437.445319 yd |

500 m | 546.806649 yd |

600 m | 656.167979 yd |

700 m | 765.529309 yd |

800 m | 874.890639 yd |

900 m | 984.251969 yd |

1,000 m | 1,093.613298 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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