## 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 42 feet into yards we have to multiply 42 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

42 ft → L(yd)

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

L(yd) = 42 ft × 0.33333333333333 yd

L(yd) = 14 yd

The final result is:

42 ft → 14 yd

We conclude that 42 feet is equivalent to 14 yards:

42 feet = 14 yards

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 yard is equal to 0.071428571428571 × 42 feet.

Another way is saying that 42 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.071428571428571 yards.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that forty-two feet is approximately fourteen yards:

42 ft ≅ 14 yd

An alternative is also that one yard is approximately zero point zero seven one times forty-two 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)
43 feet 14.333 yards
44 feet 14.667 yards
45 feet 15 yards
46 feet 15.333 yards
47 feet 15.667 yards
48 feet 16 yards
49 feet 16.333 yards
50 feet 16.667 yards
51 feet 17 yards
52 feet 17.333 yards