**Definitions:**

**Millimeter** (abbreviation: **mm**): is a unit of length in the SI metric system, equal to one thousandth of a metre. Therefore, there are thousand millimetres in a metre and ten millimetres in a centimetre.

**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 Millimeters to Yards

*Example: How many yards are equivalent to 20.89 millimeters?*

As;

1 millimeters = 0.001094 yards

20.89 millimeters = Y yards

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

Y equals 20.89 times 0.001094 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 20.89 * 0.001094 / 1 = 0.02285366 yards

Answer is: 0.02285366 yards are equivalent to 20.89 millimeters.

*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 ) 48.95 mm

( ii ) 13.53 mm

( iii ) 12.23 mm