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# How many feet are in one yard?

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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 size of the yard is slightly different between these systems. A yard is equal to 0.91 meters in the metric system.

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The yard is the basic unit used for measuring distance in football games in the United States. There are 100 yards from the beginning of one end zone to the beginning of the opposite end zone, for an equivalent of 300 feet. Another equivalent of a yard is one-half fathom, since 1 fathom equals 2 yards.

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