## How to Convert Inches to Yards

To convert an inch measurement to a yard measurement, divide the length by the conversion ratio.

Since one yard is equal to 36 inches, you can use this simple formula to convert:

Our inch fraction calculator can add inches and yards together, and it also automatically converts the results to US customary, imperial, and SI metric values.

Inches and yards are both units used to measure length. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

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## Inches

An inch is a unit of linear length measure equal to 1/12 of a foot or 1/36 of a yard. Because the international yard is legally defined to be equal to exactly 0.9144 meters, one inch is equal to 2.54 centimeters.<1>

The inch is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Inches can be abbreviated as *in*; for example, 1 inch can be written as 1 in.

Inches can also be denoted using the *″* symbol, otherwise known as a double-prime. Often a double-quote (") is used instead of a double-prime for convenience. A double-prime is commonly used to express *1 in* as 1″.

The standard ruler has 12", and is a common measuring tool for measuring inches. They are also often measured using tape measures, which commonly come in lengths from 6" - 35". Other types of measuring devices include scales, calipers, measuring wheels, micrometers, yardsticks, and even lasers.

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## Yards

The yard is a unit of length measurement equal to 3 feet or 36 inches. The international yard is legally defined to be equal to exactly 0.9144 meters.<2>

The yard is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Yards can be abbreviated as *yd*; for example, 1 yard can be written as 1 yd.

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.

Need a ruler? Try our free downloadable and printable rulers, which include both imperial and metric measurements.

## Inch to Yard Conversion Table

Inch measurements converted to yards Inches Yards1" | 0.027778 yd |

2" | 0.055556 yd |

3" | 0.083333 yd |

4" | 0.111111 yd |

5" | 0.138889 yd |

6" | 0.166667 yd |

7" | 0.194444 yd |

8" | 0.222222 yd |

9" | 0.25 yd |

10" | 0.277778 yd |

11" | 0.305556 yd |

12" | 0.333333 yd |

13" | 0.361111 yd |

14" | 0.388889 yd |

15" | 0.416667 yd |

16" | 0.444444 yd |

17" | 0.472222 yd |

18" | 0.5 yd |

19" | 0.527778 yd |

20" | 0.555556 yd |

21" | 0.583333 yd |

22" | 0.611111 yd |

23" | 0.638889 yd |

24" | 0.666667 yd |

25" | 0.694444 yd |

26" | 0.722222 yd |

27" | 0.75 yd |

28" | 0.777778 yd |

29" | 0.805556 yd |

30" | 0.833333 yd |

31" | 0.861111 yd |

32" | 0.888889 yd |

33" | 0.916667 yd |

34" | 0.944444 yd |

35" | 0.972222 yd |

36" | 1 yd |

37" | 1.0278 yd |

38" | 1.0556 yd |

39" | 1.0833 yd |

40" | 1.1111 yd |