## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from centimeters to yards is 0.010936132983377, which means that 1 centimeter is equal to 0.010936132983377 yards:

1 cm = 0.010936132983377 yd

To convert 42 centimeters into yards we have to multiply 42 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from centimeters to yards. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 cm → 0.010936132983377 yd

42 cm → L(yd)

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

L(yd) = 42 cm × 0.010936132983377 yd

L(yd) = 0.45931758530184 yd

The final result is:

42 cm → 0.45931758530184 yd

We conclude that 42 centimeters is equivalent to 0.45931758530184 yards:

42 centimeters = 0.45931758530184 yards

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 yard is equal to 2.1771428571429 × 42 centimeters.

Another way is saying that 42 centimeters is equal to 1 ÷ 2.1771428571429 yards.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that forty-two centimeters is approximately zero point four five nine yards:

42 cm ≅ 0.459 yd

An alternative is also that one yard is approximately two point one seven seven times forty-two centimeters.

## Conversion table

### centimeters to yards chart

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

centimeters (cm) yards (yd)
43 centimeters 0.47 yards
44 centimeters 0.481 yards
45 centimeters 0.492 yards
46 centimeters 0.503 yards
47 centimeters 0.514 yards
48 centimeters 0.525 yards
49 centimeters 0.536 yards
50 centimeters 0.547 yards
51 centimeters 0.558 yards
52 centimeters 0.569 yards