## 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 72 feet into yards we have to multiply 72 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

72 ft → L(yd)

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

L(yd) = 72 ft × 0.33333333333333 yd

L(yd) = 24 yd

The final result is:

72 ft → 24 yd

We conclude that 72 feet is equivalent to 24 yards:

72 feet = 24 yards

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 yard is equal to 0.041666666666667 × 72 feet.

Another way is saying that 72 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.041666666666667 yards.

## Approximate result

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

72 ft ≅ 24 yd

An alternative is also that one yard is approximately zero point zero four two times seventy-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)
73 feet 24.333 yards
74 feet 24.667 yards
75 feet 25 yards
76 feet 25.333 yards
77 feet 25.667 yards
78 feet 26 yards
79 feet 26.333 yards
80 feet 26.667 yards
81 feet 27 yards
82 feet 27.333 yards