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A meter is a unit of length in the metric system. It’s part of the International System of Units. Most countries in the world use the metric system (but not the United States, Liberia, and Myanmar. Especially if you are part of a country that doesn't use the metric system, you may need to understand how to convert yards to meters. It's a simple formula.
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Method 1
Method 1 of 3:Converting Yards to Meters

1Determine the number of meters in a yard. There are 0.9144 meters in every yard. Simply multiply that number by the number of yards to get the number of meters. The formula to convert yards to meters is: m=yd X 0.9144.
 This calculation was determined in 1958 by the United States and Commonwealth countries, such as Canada, Australia, and New Zealand.^{[1] X Research source }^{[2] X Research source }
 If you are trying to convert, say, 100 yards to meters, you would simply multiple 0.9144 by 100 (answer: 91.44 meters). ^{[3] X Research source }
 The formula to calculate 2 yards would be 2 X .09144 meter = 1.8288 meter, and so on. ^{[4] X Research source }
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Method 2
Method 2 of 3:Converting Meters to Yards

1Use division instead to do the reverse conversion. To convert meters to yards, use division. The formula is yd = m divided by 0.9144.
 For example, The formula to convert 50 meters to yards would be 50m divided by 0.9144 = 54.68066492.
 A yard was originally thought to be the average length of a person’s stride. It’s a unit of length that equals three feet. You will need to understand what a meter is to determine other units of measurement, such as the newton.^{[5] X Research source }
Method 3
Method 3 of 3:Using Online Tools

1Use an online calculator. Many websites allow you to put in yards to determine meters (or the reverse). You will sometimes see yard abbreviated as “yd” and meter as “m.”^{[6] X Research source }
 Some people need to convert swim times between yards and meters for swim meets. There are also online calculators designed to help you do this. Some of them even allow you to enter an altitude adjustment.^{[7] X Research source }
 They are easy to use and can also generally be used to determine the reverse too. You simply input the number of yards, and watch as the conversion is calculated.^{[8] X Research source }

2Use a yardtometer conversion chart. If you don’t want to do the multiplication yourself, or use an online calculator, you can easily find yardtometer conversion charts online.^{[9] X Research source }
 These charts generally list the yard in one column, and the corresponding meters in the next column.
 For example, some yardtometer conversion charts present every conversion from 1 to 100 or present them in 5yard increments.
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Community Q&A

QuestionHow do I convert inches to centimeters?DonaganTop AnswererMultiply by 2.54.

QuestionHow do I convert 100 yards to meters?DonaganTop AnswererOne yard equals 0.9144 meter. 100 yards equals 100 x .9144, or 91.44 meters.

QuestionHow would I convert 5 yards x 6 yards to meters?DonaganTop Answerer5 yd x 6 yd = 30 square yards. Then multiply by 0.836 to get square meters.

QuestionHow do I find out how many yards in 100 meters?DonaganTop AnswererMultiply meters by 1.094.

Question1334 square yards = how many meters?DonaganTop AnswererTo get square meters, multiply square yards by 0.836.

QuestionHow do I convert 165 pounds into kilograms?DonaganTop AnswererMultiply pounds by 0.4536.

QuestionWhere did you get the 0.9144 meters?DonaganTop AnswererThat's just the natural relationship between a yard and a meter. There are known numerical relationships between all units of distance.

QuestionHow do I convert 13 meters x 13 meters into square yards?DonaganTop AnswererIf you're asking about an area measuring 13 meters by 13 meters, that's 14.22 yards by 14.22 yards, which is 202.2 square yards.

QuestionHow do I convert 5.5 yards into meters?DonaganTop AnswererDo it the same way it's shown above: (5.5)(0.9144) = 5.03 m.

Question1 cm = how many inches?DonaganTop Answerer1 centimeter equals 0.3937 inch.
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 The online calculators are very easy to use, and they are free. There are many of them available.Thanks!
References
 ↑ http://calculatorconverter.com/m_to_yd_meters_to_yards_conversion_calculator_chart_table.php
 ↑ http://www.npr.org/2014/06/23/324738251/howdidthemetergetitslength
 ↑ http://www.checkyourmath.com/convert/length/yards_m.php
 ↑ http://www.conversionmetric.org/length/yardtometer
 ↑ http://www.metricconversions.org/length/yardstometers.htm
 ↑ http://www.unitconversion.org/length/yardstometersconversion.html
 ↑ http://swimswam.com/swimmingtimesconversiontool/
 ↑ http://www.metricconversions.org/length/yardstometers.htm
 ↑ http://www.conversionmetric.org/length/yardtometer
About This Article
To convert yards to meters, consider that there are 0.9144 meters in every yard. To convert, simply multiply 0.9144 by the number of yards to get the number of meters. If you need to convert meters to yards, use the reverse conversion and divide the number of meters by 0.9144 to get your answer! If you want to learn how to use an online conversion tool, keep reading!