## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet to yards is 0.33333333333333, which means that 1 foot is equal to 0.33333333333333 yards:

1 ft = 0.33333333333333 yd

To convert 159 feet into yards we have to multiply 159 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from feet to yards. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft → 0.33333333333333 yd

159 ft → L(yd)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length L in yards:

L(yd) = 159 ft × 0.33333333333333 yd

L(yd) = 53 yd

The final result is:

159 ft → 53 yd

We conclude that 159 feet is equivalent to 53 yards:

159 feet = 53 yards

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 yard is equal to 0.018867924528302 × 159 feet.

Another way is saying that 159 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.018867924528302 yards.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one hundred fifty-nine feet is approximately fifty-three yards:

159 ft ≅ 53 yd

An alternative is also that one yard is approximately zero point zero one nine times one hundred fifty-nine feet.

## Conversion table

### feet to yards chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from feet to yards

feet (ft) yards (yd)
160 feet 53.333 yards
161 feet 53.667 yards
162 feet 54 yards
163 feet 54.333 yards
164 feet 54.667 yards
165 feet 55 yards
166 feet 55.333 yards
167 feet 55.667 yards
168 feet 56 yards
169 feet 56.333 yards