Q:
# How many feet does 1 yard equal?

**A 1-yard distance is equivalent to 3 feet.** If a driveway is 15 yards long, simply multiply 15 by 3 to find the number of feet. The length of a 15-driveway would be 45 feet.

Credit:
PhotoAlto/Michele Constantini
PhotoAlto Agency RF Collections
Getty Images

The conversion between square yards and square feet also uses basic multiplication. For example, if a flower bed is 10 square yards, multiply 10 by 3 by 3 to equal 90. Ten square yards is equal to 90 square feet.

A cubic yard contains 27 cubic feet because the cubic yard measures volume and not just area or linear length.

Learn more about Measurements-
Q:
## How many cubic feet are in a cubic yard?

A: There are 27 cubic feet in a cubic yard. The formula for a cubic foot is length x width x depth. The cubic foot is a 3-dimensional measurement of a linear ... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How many feet are in one yard?

A: Three feet make 1 yard in the U.S. customary system of measurement. Yards are also units of length in the imperial system and the English system, but the s... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How many feet are in a yard ?

A: There are 3 feet in 1 yard. These are part of the English system of measurement. Other common equivalents of length include 12 inches in 1 foot and 5,280 f... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## What does 20 cubic yards of dirt look like?

A: A cubic yard is a dirt pile 3 feet wide, 3 feet long and 3 feet tall, so 20 cubic yards is a pile 15 feet long, 12 feet wide, and 3 feet tall. A small dump... Full Answer >Filed Under: