Convert Yard to Centimeter (yd to cm)

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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.

Centimeter (abbreviation: cm): is a unit of length in the SI metric system, equal to one hundredth of a metre, centi being the prefix for a factor of 1/100. The centimetre was the base unit of length in the now deprecated centimetre–gram–second (CGS) system of units.


How to Convert Yards to Centimeters

Example: How many centimeters are equivalent to 72.84 yards?


As;

1 yards = 91.44 centimeters

72.84 yards = Y centimeters

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

Y equals 72.84 times 91.44 over 1

(i.e.) Y = 72.84 * 91.44 / 1 = 6660.4896 centimeters

Answer is: 6660.4896 centimeters are equivalent to 72.84 yards.


Practice Question: Convert the following units into cm:


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

( i ) 20.81 yd

( ii ) 51.24 yd

( iii ) 45.25 yd


Convert Yard to More Length Units

References
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  • USMA
  • NIST
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