## 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 842 feet into yards we have to multiply 842 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

842 ft → L(yd)

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

L(yd) = 842 ft × 0.33333333333333 yd

L(yd) = 280.66666666667 yd

The final result is:

842 ft → 280.66666666667 yd

We conclude that 842 feet is equivalent to 280.66666666667 yards:

842 feet = 280.66666666667 yards

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 yard is equal to 0.003562945368171 × 842 feet.

Another way is saying that 842 feet is equal to 1 ÷ 0.003562945368171 yards.

## Approximate result

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

842 ft ≅ 280.667 yd

An alternative is also that one yard is approximately zero point zero zero four times eight hundred forty-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)
843 feet 281 yards
844 feet 281.333 yards
845 feet 281.667 yards
846 feet 282 yards
847 feet 282.333 yards
848 feet 282.667 yards
849 feet 283 yards
850 feet 283.333 yards
851 feet 283.667 yards
852 feet 284 yards