Square yards to square feet (yd2 to ft2) conversion factor is 9. To find out how many square feet in square yards, as a formula, multiply the square yard value by 9 or use the converter.
1 Square Yard = 9 Square Feet
There are 9 square feet in a square yard, because one yard equals to 3 feet and the area of a square is calculated by multiplying a side by itself, that makes 3 * 3 = 9 sq. feet in a sq. yard.
For example, to find out how many sq. feet there are in a sq. yard and a half, as a formula to convert from sq. yards to sq. feet multiply the sq. yard value by 9, that makes 1.5 yd2 * 9 = 13.5 sq. feet in 1.5 sq. yards.
Square yard is an imperial and US Customary area unit and defined as the area of a square with sides 1 yard in length. 1 square yard equals to 9 sq. feet, 0.84 sq. meter and 1296 sq. inches. The abbreviation is "yd2".
Square foot is an imperial and US Customary area unit and defined as the area of a square with sides 1 foot in length. 1 square foot equals to 0.11 sq. yards, 0.092 sq. meter, 929 sq. centimeters and 144 sq. inches. The abbreviation is "ft2".