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# How Many Yards Are There in a Meter?

**There are 1.09 yards, or 39.37 inches, in 1 meter.** The yard is a unit of measurement typical of the U.S. customary system of measurement, while the meter is a unit of measurement from the metric system.

The U.S. customary units of measurement are derived from the English units of measurement. The metric system evolved from a French measurement system that was first developed in 1795. It is believed to be easier to use because it is derived from units of 10, and is compatible with the decimal system. Even though most countries have adopted the metric system, the United States continues to use customary units.

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