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# 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.

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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.

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