Tape measures can be used to measure units of length, and a calculator can be used to convert to another unit

Convert Feet to Yards

Convert from feet to yards with this simple formula:
yards = feet × 0.333333
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1 Foot = 0.333333 Yards

Learn How to Convert Feet to Yards Using our Conversion Formula

Converting a foot length measurement to a yard measurement involves multiplying your length by the conversion ratio to find the result. A foot is equal to 0.333333 yards, so to convert simply multiply by 0.333333.

For example, 5' = (5 × 0.333333) = 1.666667yd.

Our inch fraction calculator can add feet and yards together and it also automatically converts the results to both imperial and metric values.

Feet and yards are both units used to measure length. Learn more about length and find more length measurement conversion calculators. A foot is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as ft, for example 1ft. A yard is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as yd, for example 1yd.

In 1959 the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa agreed to define the yard as yard as exactly 0.9144 meters. Historically the yard has been a common form of measurement with its usage dating back to the Romans. In the US, fabrics and carpeting is sold by the square yard, which is equal to an area 1yd by 1yd.

The foot has been used throughout history to measure length but the actual length varied. In the US it has always been equal to 12 inches and 1/3 of a yard. The standard 12" ruler can be used to measure a foot. In 1959 the world agreed that the yard would be equal to .9144 meters, hence a foot is equal to .3048 meters. In some cases you may need a linear footage measurement, which is simply the value of a length in feet, learn more.

A typical ruler has 12", equal to 1'.

We recommend using a ruler or tape measure for measuring length, which can be found at a local retailer or home center. Rulers are available in imperial, metric, or combination with both values, so make sure you get the correct type for your needs. If you need a ruler you can also download and print our free printable rulers which include both imperial and metric measurements.

feet and yards are units used to measure length
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1' is equal to 0.000305 kilometers
Convert to Meters Length
1' is equal to 0.3048 meters
Convert to Centimeters Length
1' is equal to 30.48 centimeters
Convert to Millimeters Length
1' is equal to 304.8 millimeters
Convert to Micrometers Length
1' is equal to 304,800 micrometers
Convert to Nanometers Length
1' is equal to 304,800,000 nanometers

Foot Measurements and Equivalent Yard Conversions

Common foot values converted to the equivalent yard value
Feet Yards Feet Yards Feet Yards
1' 0.333333 21' 7 41' 13.67
2' 0.666667 22' 7.3333 42' 14
3' 1 23' 7.6667 43' 14.33
4' 1.3333 24' 8 44' 14.67
5' 1.6667 25' 8.3333 45' 15
6' 2 26' 8.6667 46' 15.33
7' 2.3333 27' 9 47' 15.67
8' 2.6667 28' 9.3333 48' 16
9' 3 29' 9.6667 49' 16.33
10' 3.3333 30' 10 50' 16.67
11' 3.6667 31' 10.33 51' 17
12' 4 32' 10.67 52' 17.33
13' 4.3333 33' 11 53' 17.67
14' 4.6667 34' 11.33 54' 18
15' 5 35' 11.67 55' 18.33
16' 5.3333 36' 12 56' 18.67
17' 5.6667 37' 12.33 57' 19
18' 6 38' 12.67 58' 19.33
19' 6.3333 39' 13 59' 19.67
20' 6.6667 40' 13.33 60' 20