Convert Feet to Yards

Enter your foot value in the form below to get the value calculated in yards.

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1 ft = 0.333333 yd

How to Convert Feet to Yards Using an Easy Conversion Formula

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 with this simple formula:

yards = feet × 0.333333

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) = 1.666667 yd

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 1 ft. A yard is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as yd, for example 1 yd.

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
Convert Yards to Feet

Foot Measurements and Equivalent Yard Conversions

Common foot values converted to the equivalent yard value
Feet Yards
1' 0.333333 yd
2' 0.666667 yd
3' 1 yd
4' 1.3333 yd
5' 1.6667 yd
6' 2 yd
7' 2.3333 yd
8' 2.6667 yd
9' 3 yd
10' 3.3333 yd
11' 3.6667 yd
12' 4 yd
13' 4.3333 yd
14' 4.6667 yd
15' 5 yd
16' 5.3333 yd
17' 5.6667 yd
18' 6 yd
19' 6.3333 yd
20' 6.6667 yd
21' 7 yd
22' 7.3333 yd
23' 7.6667 yd
24' 8 yd
25' 8.3333 yd
26' 8.6667 yd
27' 9 yd
28' 9.3333 yd
29' 9.6667 yd
30' 10 yd
31' 10.33 yd
32' 10.67 yd
33' 11 yd
34' 11.33 yd
35' 11.67 yd
36' 12 yd
37' 12.33 yd
38' 12.67 yd
39' 13 yd
40' 13.33 yd

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