Yard to Decimeter conversion
Our yard to decimeter(yd to dm) conversion tool is a free converter that enables you to convert from yard to decimeter easily.
How to Convert yard to decimeter
To convert a yard measurement(yd) to a decimeter measurement(dm), multiply the length by the conversion ratio. Since 1 yard is equal to 9.144 decimeters, you can use this simple formula to convert:
What is the formula to convert from yard to decimeter?
Convert 5 yards to Decimeter
5 yd = (5 * 9.144) = 45.72dm
Convert 10 yards to Decimeter
10 yd = (10 * 9.144) = 91.44 dm
Convert 100 yards to Decimeter
100 yd = (100 * 9.144) =914.4dm
What is a Yard?
A yard (yd) is a unit of length in both the imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Since 1959, a yard has been defined as exactly 0.9144 meters. It is also equal to 3 feet, or 36 inches.
The yard can be abbreviated as yd; for example, 1 Yard can be written as 1yd.
What is the Yard used for?
The yard is commonly used in field-length measurement for specific sports such as American and Canadian football and association football (soccer). The yard is also used in cricket pitch dimensions and golf fairway measurements. In the United Kingdom (UK) as well as the United States, the yard is frequently used when referring to distance. In the UK, it is also a legal requirement that road signs indicating shorter distances are displayed in yards.
What is an Decimeter?
A decimeter is a unit of length in the metric system. The term “Deci” means one-tenth, and therefore decimetre means one-tenth of a meter. Since a meter is 100 cm, one-tenth of 100 cm is 10 cm. Thus one Decimeter measures 10 cm.
Decimeter can be abbreviated as dm; for example, 1 Decimeter can be written as 1dm.
What is the Decimeter used for?
A decimeter is not widely used but is an important unit. In real life, we rarely find measurements written in decimetres. Since one meter is not a very long length, it is easier to use 0.1 m or 0.5 m when the length is shorter than a meter.
How to use our Yard to Decimeters converter (yd to dm converter)
Follow these 3 simple steps to use our yard to decimeter converter
- Input the unit of yards you wish to convert
- Click on convert and watch this result display in the box below it
- Click Reset to reset the yard value
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