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Feet in a yard

Feet in a yard

Feet in a yard

When I was a kid, at least once a week I pretended I was an Einstein, trying to imagine how everything around me worked. The foot that belonged to my dead figure was stuck in its own yard. Since the yard was too sloped to walk on without falling, it was up to me to figure out how to get Einstein's foot back on the ground. I remember when I figured it out, too. It was such a relief.

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A yard (abbreviation: yd) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. Its size can vary from system to system. A yard is three feet or 36 inches. The yard is often used to express distances. A corresponding unit of area is the square yard. See all conversions foA foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. Its size can vary from system to system, but in each is around a quarter to a third of a metre.

The most commonly used foot today is the international foot. There are 3 feet in a yard and 12 inches in a foot. See all conversions for feet here.There are 3 feet (ft) in 1 yard (yd). Both yards and feet are units of length in the US customary and imperial systems of measurement. The yard is the base unit of length in these systems. Feet and yards are used predominantly in the US, the UK, and their territories. Most other countries primarily use the International System of Units (SI). In SI, the base unit of length is the meter (m), also spelled metre. Below are are a few common length equivalences between the US customary and imperial systems, and SI: (Source: www.math.net)

 

 

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