Square yards to square meters (yd2 to m2) conversion factor is 0.83612736. To find out how many square meters in square yards, multiply the square yard value by 0.83612736 or divide by 1.19599005.
1 Square Yard = 0.83612736 Suare Meter
There are 0.83612736 square meter in a square yard, because one yard equals to 0.9144 meter and the area of a square is calculated by multiplying a side by itself, that makes 0.9144 * 0.9144 = 0.83612736 sq. meter in a sq. yard.
For example, to find out how many sq. meters there are in a sq. yard and a half, as a formula to convert from sq. yards to sq. meters multiply the sq. yard value by 0.83612736, that makes 1.5 yd2 * 0.83612736 = 1.25 sq. meters in a sq. yard and a half.
Square yard is an imperial and US Customary area unit. 1 Square yard is equal to 0.83612736 square meter. The abbreviation is "yd2".
Square meter (metre) is a metric system area unit. 1 Square meter is equal to 1.19599005 square yards. The abbreviation is "m2".