## 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 42 inches into yards we have to multiply 42 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

42 in → L(yd)

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

L(yd) = 42 in × 0.027777777777778 yd

L(yd) = 1.1666666666667 yd

The final result is:

42 in → 1.1666666666667 yd

We conclude that 42 inches is equivalent to 1.1666666666667 yards:

42 inches = 1.1666666666667 yards

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 yard is equal to 0.85714285714286 × 42 inches.

Another way is saying that 42 inches is equal to 1 ÷ 0.85714285714286 yards.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that forty-two inches is approximately one point one six seven yards:

42 in ≅ 1.167 yd

An alternative is also that one yard is approximately zero point eight five seven times forty-two 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)
43 inches 1.194 yards
44 inches 1.222 yards
45 inches 1.25 yards
46 inches 1.278 yards
47 inches 1.306 yards
48 inches 1.333 yards
49 inches 1.361 yards
50 inches 1.389 yards
51 inches 1.417 yards
52 inches 1.444 yards