## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from meters to yards is 1.0936132983377, which means that 1 meter is equal to 1.0936132983377 yards:

1 m = 1.0936132983377 yd

To convert 72 meters into yards we have to multiply 72 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from meters to yards. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 m → 1.0936132983377 yd

72 m → L(yd)

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

L(yd) = 72 m × 1.0936132983377 yd

L(yd) = 78.740157480315 yd

The final result is:

72 m → 78.740157480315 yd

We conclude that 72 meters is equivalent to 78.740157480315 yards:

72 meters = 78.740157480315 yards

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 yard is equal to 0.0127 × 72 meters.

Another way is saying that 72 meters is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0127 yards.

## Approximate result

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

72 m ≅ 78.74 yd

An alternative is also that one yard is approximately zero point zero one three times seventy-two meters.

## Conversion table

### meters to yards chart

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

meters (m) yards (yd)
73 meters 79.834 yards
74 meters 80.927 yards
75 meters 82.021 yards
76 meters 83.115 yards
77 meters 84.208 yards
78 meters 85.302 yards
79 meters 86.395 yards
80 meters 87.489 yards
81 meters 88.583 yards
82 meters 89.676 yards