Convert Square Metres (m²) to Square Yards (ya²) | m² in ya²

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# Let's convert Square Metres (m²) to Square Yards (ya²)

This quick and easy calculator will convert Square Metres (m²) to Square Yards (ya²) and show formula, brief history on the units and quick maths for the conversion.

## Quick Reference for Converting Square Metres to Square Yards

Formula
ya² = m² x 1.2
Quick Rough Maths
To get the Square Yards, multiply the number of Square Metres by 1.2
Square Metres (m²) in 1 Square Yard
There are 0.84 Square Metres in 1 Square Yard
Square Yards (ya²) in 1 Square Metre
There are 1.2 Square Yards in 1 Square Metre

## Unit Information

Square Metre
/skwɛːˌˈmiːtə/
Symbol:
Unit System: SI

### What is the Square Metre?

The square metre is a unit of area and is an SI derived unit with the symbol m².

It was introduced in 1954 when the International System of Units was established and was derived directly from one of the original 6 base units - the metre (m).

It can be prefixed with any of the SI symbols that multiply it up or down such as km² (square kilometre) or µm2 (square micrometre). It is the most commonly used unit of area and is recognised all over the world.

Square Yard
/skwɛːˌjɑːd/
Symbol: ya²
Unit System: Imperial

### What is the Square Yard?

The square yard is a unit of area and is an imperial unit with the symbol ya².

One square yard is equal in area to a square with edges one yard in length. It also equals 1,296 in² and ≈ 0.836 m².

The square yard is a common unit of measurement in the UK and US.