Unit Converter

Conversion formula

The conversion factor from inches to yards is 0.027777777777778, which means that 1 inch is equal to 0.027777777777778 yards:

1 in = 0.027777777777778 yd

To convert 17 inches into yards we have to multiply 17 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from inches to yards. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 in → 0.027777777777778 yd

17 in → L(yd)

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

L(yd) = 17 in × 0.027777777777778 yd

L(yd) = 0.47222222222222 yd

The final result is:

17 in → 0.47222222222222 yd

We conclude that 17 inches is equivalent to 0.47222222222222 yards:

17 inches = 0.47222222222222 yards

17 inches is equal to 0.472 yards

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 yard is equal to 2.1176470588235 × 17 inches.

Another way is saying that 17 inches is equal to 1 ÷ 2.1176470588235 yards.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that seventeen inches is approximately zero point four seven two yards:

17 in ≅ 0.472 yd

An alternative is also that one yard is approximately two point one one eight times seventeen inches.

Conversion table

inches to yards chart

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

inches (in) yards (yd)
18 inches 0.5 yards
19 inches 0.528 yards
20 inches 0.556 yards
21 inches 0.583 yards
22 inches 0.611 yards
23 inches 0.639 yards
24 inches 0.667 yards
25 inches 0.694 yards
26 inches 0.722 yards
27 inches 0.75 yards