1 sq yard to sq feet

Here we will explain and show you how to convert 1 square yard to square feet. Before we continue, note that 1 square yard to square feet is also known as 1 sq yard to sq feet, 1 sqyd to sqft, 1 yd2 to ft2, and 1 yd² to ft².

To create a formula to calculate 1 square yard to square feet, we start with the fact that one yard equals three feet. Therefore, this formula is true:

yards × 3 = feet

However, we are dealing with square yards and square feet, which means yards and feet to the 2nd power. Thus, we take both sides of the formula above to the 2nd power to get this result:

yards² × 3² = feet²
yards² × 9 = feet²
yd² × 9 = ft²

Now we know that one square yard is equal to 9 square feet, and the formula to convert square yards to square feet is as follows:

yd² × 9 = ft²

Below is an illustration showing you how one square foot fits into one square yard. The cut out in pink is how one square foot fits into the entire square yard. One square foot is 11.11 percent of a square yard.

When we enter 1 square yard into our newly created formula, we get the answer to 1 square yard converted to square feet:

yd² × 9 = ft²
1 × 9
= 9
1 yd² = 9 ft²

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