Convert square feet into yards by multiplying the length of a space by the width of the space to calculate the area of the space. Divide the sum by 9 to arrive at the square yardage of the space. More »

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 feet in 1 mile. More » Science Measurements

Since 1 yard converts to 3 feet in length, there are 9 square feet in 1 square yard. The area of a perfect square always equals the length of one side squared, written in this case as "3 squared," which has a product of ... More »

To convert linear feet to square yards, it is necessary to find the square feet first by multiplying the length by the width and then dividing the square feet by 9. To illustrate, a carpet with a linear feet or length of... More »

To calculate the square footage of a square or rectangle, measure the length and width of the area in feet, then multiply length by width to determine square footage. Different formulas are used to calculate the square f... More » Science Measurements

To convert feet to square feet for a rectangular area, find the length of the area you are measuring, and multiply it by the width of the area. A square foot is a measurement unit equal to a square that measures one foot... More »

To determine the number of floor tiles required to cover a given space, multiply the length by the width of the space in feet to calculate the total square footage or area, then divide that number by the size of the tile... More »