inches to yards

In this article, we’ll learn about the conversion process from inches to yards by using two methods. So that you can convert your required data accordingly.

What is Inch (in)?

The inch, it is defined as a unit of length in the British imperial and United States Customary systems of measurement. 1 inch is to 1/12 of a foot, or 1/36 yard. Since the adoption of the international yard.

What is Yard (yd)?

The yard, it is defined as a unit of length in the United States and the British imperial customary systems of measurement. And 1 yard is equal to 3 feet or 36 inches. In 1959, according to an international agreement, the yard has been standardized as exactly ‘0.9144 meters‘.

Related : how many inches in a yard?

How to convert inches to yards?

Here we’re explaining two methods to do the conversion so that you can choose as per your convenience, as given below :

By using online converter:

First of all, you need to fill a value in the given empty field as you’ll see and then click on the ‘Calculate Yards‘ button. After that, your answer will appear in the ‘yards field‘.


By using formula:

If we want to convert an inch measurement to a yard measurement, then divide the length by the conversion ratio.

The Formula to convert from inches to yards is given. Since, one yard is equal to 36 inches, So

yards = inches ÷ 36

That means, the length in yards is equal to the inches divided by 36(conversion ratio).


Example: Convert 48 inches to yards.

in ÷ 36 = yd

48 in ÷ 36 = 1.33333333 yd

48 inches is equal to 1.33333333 yd.