## 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 470 feet into yards we have to multiply 470 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

470 ft → L(yd)

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

L(yd) = 470 ft × 0.33333333333333 yd

L(yd) = 156.66666666667 yd

The final result is:

470 ft → 156.66666666667 yd

We conclude that 470 feet is equivalent to 156.66666666667 yards:

470 feet = 156.66666666667 yards

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 yard is equal to 0.0063829787234043 × 470 feet.

Another way is saying that 470 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0063829787234043 yards.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that four hundred seventy feet is approximately one hundred fifty-six point six six seven yards:

470 ft ≅ 156.667 yd

An alternative is also that one yard is approximately zero point zero zero six times four hundred seventy 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)
471 feet 157 yards
472 feet 157.333 yards
473 feet 157.667 yards
474 feet 158 yards
475 feet 158.333 yards
476 feet 158.667 yards
477 feet 159 yards
478 feet 159.333 yards
479 feet 159.667 yards
480 feet 160 yards