**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 0.71 millimeters?*

As;

1 millimeters = 0.001094 yards

0.71 millimeters = Y yards

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

Y equals 0.71 times 0.001094 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 0.71 * 0.001094 / 1 = 0.00077674 yards

Answer is: 0.00077674 yards are equivalent to 0.71 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 ) 11.74 mm

( ii ) 44.88 mm

( iii ) 52.51 mm