The method to convert feet to yards is very simple. Simple way to do ft to yd conversion is by dividing the feet (length) value by 3.
One feet is equal to 12 inches. The yard is equal to 36 inches or 3 feet. Select the decimals value and finally hit convert button if auto calculation didn’t work.
Definition of Feet:
Its size can vary from system to system, but in each is around a quarter to a third of a metre. The most commonly used feet today is the international feet. There are 3 feet in a yard and 12 inches in a feet.
A feet was defined as exactly 0.3048 meters in 1959. One foot contains 12 inches, and one yard is comprised of three feet.
Definition of Yard:
The yard is a US customary and imperial unit of length. It is also equal to 3 feet, or 36 inches. A mile is 1,760 yards long.
A yard is three feet or 36 inches. A mile is 1,760 yards long.
How to Calculate Feet to Yards?
The method to convert feet to yards is very simple. Simple way to do feet to yard conversion is by dividing the feet (length) value by 3.
There are 0.33333333333333 yard in a foot.
1 Foot is equal to 0.33333333333333 Yard.
1 ft = 0.33333333333333 yd
Example: Convert 15 ft to yd:
15 ft = 15 × 0.3333333333 yd = 5 yd
1 yard is equal to 3 feet:
1yd = 3ft
The distance d in yards (yd) is equal to the distance d in feet (ft) divided by 3:
d(yd) = d(ft) / 3
Example: Convert 20 ft to yards:
d(yd) = 20ft / 3 = 6.6667yd
Conversion Table of Feet to Yards
|Feet (ft.)||Yards (yd)|
|0.01 ft||0.0033333 yd|
|0.1 ft||0.033333 yd|
|1 ft||0.33333 yd|
|2 ft||0.66667 yd|
|3 ft||1.00000 yd|
|4 ft||1.33333 yd|
|5 ft||1.66667 yd|
|6 ft||2.00000 yd|
|7 ft||2.33333 yd|
|8 ft||2.66667 yd|
|9 ft||3.00000 yd|
|10 ft||3.33333 yd|
|20 ft||6.66667 yd|
|30 ft||10.00000 yd|
|40 ft||13.33333 yd|
|50 ft||16.66667 yd|
|60 ft||20.00000 yd|
|70 ft||23.33333 yd|
|80 ft||26.66667 yd|
|90 ft||30.00000 yd|
|100 ft||33.33333 yd|
Uses of Feet:
The foot is primarily used in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom for many everyday applications. In the US, feet and inches are commonly used to measure height, shorter distances, field length (sometimes in the form of yards), etc. Feet are also commonly used to measure altitude (aviation) as well as elevation (such as that of a mountain).
Uses of Yards:
The yard is commonly used in field-length measurement for certain sports such as American and Canadian football, and association football (soccer). The yard is also used in cricket pitch dimensions, and sometimes in golf fairway measurements. In the United Kingdom (UK) as well as the United States, the yard is frequently used when referring to distance.