Unit Converter

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 8.7 feet into yards we have to multiply 8.7 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

8.7 ft → L(yd)

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

L(yd) = 8.7 ft × 0.33333333333333 yd

L(yd) = 2.9 yd

The final result is:

8.7 ft → 2.9 yd

We conclude that 8.7 feet is equivalent to 2.9 yards:

8.7 feet = 2.9 yards

8.7 feet is equal to 2.9 yards

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 yard is equal to 0.3448275862069 × 8.7 feet.

Another way is saying that 8.7 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.3448275862069 yards.

Approximate result

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

8.7 ft ≅ 2.9 yd

An alternative is also that one yard is approximately zero point three four five times eight point seven 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)
9.7 feet 3.233 yards
10.7 feet 3.567 yards
11.7 feet 3.9 yards
12.7 feet 4.233 yards
13.7 feet 4.567 yards
14.7 feet 4.9 yards
15.7 feet 5.233 yards
16.7 feet 5.567 yards
17.7 feet 5.9 yards
18.7 feet 6.233 yards