# 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.

Formula:
in ÷ 36 = yd

Calculations:
48 in ÷ 36 = 1.33333333 yd

Result:
48 inches is equal to 1.33333333 yd.