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# Is yards a metric unit

Updated: 8/11/2023

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14y ago

No. Imperial. The Metre (to use its correct, French, spelling - not 'meter'!) is the nearest metric unit to the yard, at roughly 39 inches, but that is co-incidental. They are in totally different systems.

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5y ago
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12y ago

The yard is a unit of length in the English system.

The closest metric unit is the meter.

1 yard is about 91% as long as 1 meter.

Wiki User

9y ago

A yard is exactly 0.9144 meters (0.0254 cm/inch, times 36 inches/yard).

Wiki User

13y ago

No. The yard is not in the Metric System.

The Metric System may, however, be in the yard, particularly on a nice, sunny day.

Wiki User

14y ago

No, it is not but it is about i meter

Wiki User

13y ago

0.9144 meters

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6y ago

Yards are imperial.

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