Convert Kilometer to Yard (km to yd)

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Kilometer (abbreviation: km): is a unit of length in the SI metric system, equal to one thousand metres (kilo- being the prefix for 1000). It is now the measurement unit used officially for expressing distances between geographical places on land in most of the world countries.

Yard (abbreviation: yd): is an English unit of length that comprises 3 feet or 36 inches, in both the British imperial and US customary systems of measurement. It is standardized as exactly 0.9144 meters by international agreement in 1959.


How to Convert Kilometers to Yards

Example: How many yards are equivalent to 69.17 kilometers?


As;

1 kilometers = 1093.613 yards

69.17 kilometers = Y yards

Assuming Y is the answer, and by criss-cross principle;

Y equals 69.17 times 1093.613 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 69.17 * 1093.613 / 1 = 75645.21121 yards

Answer is: 75645.21121 yards are equivalent to 69.17 kilometers.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into yd:


N.B.: After working out the answer to each of the next questions, click adjacent button to see the correct answer.

( i ) 55.19 km

( ii ) 36.47 km

( iii ) 55.32 km


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References
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  • USMA
  • NIST
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