Square
Yards




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Square
Metres

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Conversion Formulae

The conversion formula for square metres (sq m) to square yards (sq yd) conversions is as follows:

  • 1 square metre = 1.19599005 square yards

The conversion formula for square yards (sq yd) to square metres (sq m) conversions is as follows:

  • 1 square yard = 0.83612736 square metres
Square Yards

The square metre is a unit of area, its size is that of a square with sides of one metre. It is often used for measuring the floor areas of buildings.

Unit System

SI Metric

Definition

The square metre is the SI derived unit of area. It is derived from the metre, the SI derived unit of length. It is the area covered by a square with sides one metre in length.

Base Unit

Metre

Abbreviation

Formal: m2

The abbreviation sq m is sometimes seen.

Information

The square metre is the standard unit of area in the SI metric system other units of area in the SI system are generally based on the square metre with other SI standard prefixes. Note that as the unit is squared, the factor for the prefix is double the usual factor. i.e a centimetre is 10-2 metres thus a square centimetre is 10-4 square metres.

More Information

Wikipedia: Metre

Wikipedia: SI derived unit

BIPM: SI derived units

Global Adoption

The square metre is in worldwide use in science and is in general use everywhere except the United States, Liberia and dependent territories. In other English speaking countries the use of square metres is not universal, with Imperial measurements still being used by some people.

Conversion Formulae

  • 1 square metre = 1,000,000 square millimetres
  • 1 square metre = 10,000 square centimetres
  • 1 square metre = 100 square decimetres
  • 1 square metre = 0.01 square decametres
  • 1 square metre = 0.0001 square hectometres
  • 1 square metre = 0.0001 hectares
  • 1 square metre = 0.000001 square kilometres

 

  • 1 square millimetre = 0.000001 square metres
  • 1 square centimetre = 0.0001 square metres
  • 1 square decimetre = 0.01 square metres
  • 1 square decametre = 100 square metres
  • 1 square hectometre = 10,000 square metres
  • 1 hectare = 10,000 square metres
  • 1 square kilometre = 1,000,000 square metres
Square Yards

The square yard is the area covered by a square with sides of length one yard. It is still in everyday use in the United States.

Unit System

Imperial & US Customary

Definition

The square yard is defined as the area covered by a square with sides of length one yard.

Base Unit

Yard

Abbreviation

Formal: There is no formal abbreviation for the square yard

The following abbreviations are common sq yd and yd2. Many other abbreviations are sometimes seen including sq yds, sq yard, sq yards, sq.yd., yds2, yd^2, yds^2, square yd and square yds.

Information

The square yard is an Imperial and US Customary unit of area still in use in the United States. In the United Kingdom where the unit originated it is now almost completely obsolete, unlike the square foot which is still quite often used for floor sizes and carpet sizes.

More Information

Wikipedia: Square Yard

Global Adoption

Square yards are a standard unit of area in the United States and Liberia and are still used informally in the United Kingdom and other British Commonwealth countries that formerly used Imperial units as standard.

Conversion Formulae

  • 1 square yard = 1,296 square inches
  • 1 square yard = 9 square feet
  • 1 square yard = 0.000206612 acres
  • 1 square yard = 0.000000323 square miles

Conversions accurate to 9 decimal places.

  • 1 sqaure inch = 0.000771605 square yards
  • 1 sqaure foot = 0.111111111 square yards
  • 1 acre = 4,840 square yards
  • 1 square mile = 3,097,600 square yards

Conversions accurate to 9 decimal places.

sq m to sq yd Values
sq msq yd
11.20
22.39
33.59
44.78
55.98
67.18
78.37
89.57
910.76
1011.96
sq msq yd
1011.96
2023.92
3035.88
4047.84
5059.80
6071.76
7083.72
8095.68
90107.64
100119.60
sq msq yd
100119.60
200239.20
300358.80
400478.40
500598.00
600717.59
700837.19
800956.79
9001,076.39
1,0001,195.99
sq yd to sq m Values
sq ydsq m
10.84
21.67
32.51
43.34
54.18
65.02
75.85
86.69
97.53
108.36
sq ydsq m
108.36
2016.72
3025.08
4033.45
5041.81
6050.17
7058.53
8066.89
9075.25
10083.61
sq ydsq m
10083.61
200167.23
300250.84
400334.45
500418.06
600501.68
700585.29
800668.90
900752.51
1,000836.13
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