In this article, we will define what meters and yards and then discuss how to convert meters to yards. Conversions like these are really useful for people who are into real estate, and they get to apply them in their daily routines.
Both meters and yards are a unit of measurement. However, they differ in how, where, and when they are used. While the use of yards is limited to a few countries like the US and the UK, meters as a measurement unit are used in most countries across the world.
Simply put, a yard is a unit of length in the U.S. Customary System which is equivalent to 3 feet and is abbreviated as yd. While a meter is a metric unit of length and is abbreviated as m.
Formula to Convert Meters to Yards.
Since we know that 0.9144m are equivalent to 1 yd. We can say that, to convert meters to yards we divide the meters by 0.9144
Length in yd = Length in m ÷ 0.9144
Convert 20 m to yards.
= 20 ÷ 0.9144
Suppose a land surveyor was asked to make precise measurements of a piece of land. He measured the length and the width and found that both were 100 meters. Calculate the area of the land in yards.
Lets begin by converting the length of the land from meters to yd.
= 100 ÷ 0.9144
= 109.36 yd.
Then find the area of the land. To find the area of a land whose length and width are equal we square the length of one side.
Therefore, the area of the land is:
= 109.36 x 109.36
Hence, the area of the land is 11959.6 square yards.
Meters to Yards Conversion Table.