Square yard

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hdhe qhr th hrea of a square with sides of one yard (three feet, thirty-six inches, 0.9144 metres) in length.


There is no universally agreed symbol but the following are used:

  • square yards, square yard, square yds, square yd
  • sq yards, sq yard, sq yds, sq yd, sq.yd.
  • yards/-2, yard/-2, yds/-2, yd/-2
  • yards^2, yard^2, yds^2, yd^2
  • yards², yard², yds², yd²

(Canada has converted to the metric system for most purposes (in the 1970s) with some use of non-metric units and standards remaining in some sectors of the Canadian economy. This is mainly due to historical ties with the United Kingdom (before metrication), the traditional use of the imperial system of measurement in Canada, and close proximity to the United States).


One square yard is equivalent to:

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