How many square feet in a square yard?
There are 9 square feet in a square yard. To convert square yards to square feet, multiply the square yard value by 9.
For example, to find out how many square feet in a square yard and a half, multiply 1.5 by 9, that makes 13.5 square feet in a square yard and a half.
1 Square Yard = 9 Square Feet
How to convert square feet to square yards?
1 Square foot (ft²) is equal to 0.111111 square yard (yd²). To convert square feet to square yards, multiply the square foot value by 0.111111 or divide by 9.
1 Square Foot = 0.111111 Square Yard
You may also use this area units conversion calculator tool to convert between square yards, square feet and all area measurement units.
How to calculate an Area in Square Yards?
To calculate an area in square yards, multiply the length by the width in yards.
Area = Length × Width
For example, to calculate an area of a 5x4 room in yards, multiply 5 by 4, that makes 20 square yards. To calculate the square footage of the same area, multiply the result by 9. You may also use the square yard calculator above to calculate the area in both square yards and square feet by entering the length and the width in yards.
What is a Square Yard?
Square yard is an imperial and United States Customary area unit and defined as the area of a square with sides are one yard in length. 1 yd2 = 9 ft2. The symbol is "yd²".
What is a Square Foot?
Square foot is an imperial and United States Customary area unit and defined as a square with all sides are one foot in length. 1 ft2 = 0.111111 yd2. The symbol is "ft²".