**How many inches in a yard? **36 inches in a yard.

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Inch is a common measurement unit used in both the British mathematical system and the US measurement system for measuring the value of a length. You can find the inch around you every day. You probably heard in the news that a six-inch long teeth Shark that lived more than 14 million years ago have been found. In the UK, two young men were taken to jail for carrying 18-inch knife. During 2013, in Chile a six-inch skeleton was found, and people thought that was an alien. An 18-inch snake was found in a shipping container in New Jersey. You will hear the word inch most of the times if you are watching the news. You will see the usage of inch if you are using the ruler. Children learn about the inch at a very young age because their ruler comes with a side of 6 inches. The bigger ruler is 12 inches. The other side of the ruler has centimeters marked. 6 inches are equal to 15.24 centimeter and 12 inches are equal to 30.48 centimeter. Even the TVs, monitors, laptops and mobile phones’ screens are measured with the inch. For example, the iPhone 6 has a 4.7-inch display and the iPhone 6 plus has a screen of 5.5 inches. The Samsung Smart TVs are 29 inches and 32 inches. Inches can be written as “in” or ‘‘, in the past, there were many values for inch and from July 1959 the value of inch has been fixed along with the value of yard.

Let us see how to we can find how many inches are in a yard. We know that 1 yard is equal to 0.9144 meters. 0.9144 meters is equal to 91.44 centimeter. 91.44 centimeter is equal to 36 inch. Therefore, knowing the value of 1 yard in meters can help you find it out. Another way is to know the value of a yard in feet. 1 yard is equal to 3 feet. We know that 914.4 millimeters are equal to 3 feet. 914.4 millimeters are equal to 36 inches.

Calculation 1 [When you know the value of yard in meters]

1 yard = 0.9144 m (91.44 cm = 36 inch)

∴ 36 inches are in a yard

Calculation 2 [When you know the value of yard in feet]

1 yard = 3 feet (914.4 mm = 3 feet)

∴914.4 mm is equal to 36 inches.

**How many inches in a yard and a half**

54 inches in a yard and a half

To calculate the value, you need to multiply the original value of a yard (36 inches) with one and a half. You can use 1.5 or 11/2.

Calculation 1: 1.5 X 36 inches = 54 inches

Calculation2: 11/2 X 36 inches = 54 inches

**How many inches in a mile**

63360 inches in a mile

1 mile is equal to 5,280 feet and 1 foot is equal to12 inches. Multiply both of them to get the result.

5,280 X 12 = 63360

there are 63360 inches in 1 mile.