Square feet and square yard are the units which are used in the measurement of area, in this section we will consider these two units. Firstly we will talk about what is square feet and then we will talk about square yards and finally we will provide you equation using which you can convert square feet to square yard and even vice versa, before we start this is interesting to know that we need so many units for measurement of same quantity in order to maintain reliability while we measuring things.

## square feet to square yard

**Square feet **

Square feet is the unit of area which is based on the concept of calculation of the area of a square. Square feet is the area unit which equals to the area of the square whose length of the side is equal to one feet and in addition to this, this is the unit which is mainly used where the area consideration is very less or in simple words we have to measure small area, square feet is the unit of area which is mainly used in the European countries and has its extensive use.

**Square yard **

A square yard is another unit of area which is based on the idea of area calculation of square. A square yard is the unit of area which equals to the area of the square whose length of the side equals to one yard, a natural yard is not a very big length and hence square yard is also not a large area unit. It is used where we have to measure a moderate level of an area.

**Conversion, **use this under given equation in order to convert square feet to the square yard.

**A square yard is equal to 9 square feet.****Square feet is equal to 0.11 square yard.**