The square yard is an imperial/US customary (non-metric) unit of area, formerly used in most of the English-speaking world but now generally replaced by the square metre outside of the US. It is defined as the area of a square with sides of one yard (three feet, or thirty-six inches, or 0.9144 metres) in length.
Symbols Edit
There is no universally agreed symbol but the following are commonly used:
- square yards, square yard, square yds, square yd
- sq yards, sq yard, sq yds, sq yd
- yards/-2, yard/-2, yds/-2, yd/-2
- yards^2, yard^2, yds^2, yd^2
- yards², yard², yds², yd²
Conversions Edit
One square yard is equivalent to:
- 1,296 square inches
- Nine square feet
- ≈0.00020661157 acres
- ≈0.000000322830579 square miles
- 836 127.36 square millimetres
- 8 361.2736 square centimetres
- 0.83612736 square metres
- 0.00000083612736 square kilometres
See also Edit
- 1 E-1 m² for a comparison with other areas
- Cubic yard
- Orders of magnitude (area)
- Conversion of units
- Area (geometry)
- Square (algebra), Square root
- Glossary Index
References / sourcesEdit
Based on the wikipedia definition
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