Square yards to acres 

The calculator allows you to convert square yards to acres (yd2 to ac). Perform the reverse calculation: acres to yd2 
1 acre = 4840 square yards 
To convert square yards to acres, divide by 4840. ExamplesTo convert square yards (yd²) to acres (ac), divide by 4840. You can find below five examples of converting square yards to acres:Example 1: Convert 10 000 square yards to acres:10 000 square yards / 4 840 = 2.066 acres (rounded to three decimal places)Example 2: Convert 25 000 square yards to acres:25 000 square yards / 4 840 = 5.165 acres (rounded to three decimal places)Example 3: Convert 50 000 square yards to acres:50 000 square yards / 4 840 = 10.331 acres (rounded to three decimal places)Example 4: Convert 75,000 square yards to acres:75 000 square yards / 4 840 = 15.496 acres (rounded to three decimal places)Example 5: Convert 100 000 square yards to acres:100 000 square yards / 4 840 = 20.661 acres (rounded to three decimal places)Conversion table square yards to acres (yd2 to ac)
The results are rounded to five decimal places. Square yardsSquare yards are a unit of measurement for area. One square yard is equal to the area of a square with sides that are one yard in length. A yard is a unit of measurement for length that is equal to three feet or 36 inches. So a square yard is the equivalent of 9 square feet (3 feet x 3 feet). The symbol for square yard is "yd²". The "²" indicates that the unit is being used to measure area, which is a twodimensional quantity. Similarly, the symbol for cubic yard, which is used to measure volume (a threedimensional quantity), is "yd³".A yard is a unit of length or distance commonly used in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom (the yard is still commonly used in the United States and other countries that have historical ties to Britain). It is defined as exactly 0.9144 meter, or approximately 3 feet. AcresAn acre is a unit of area used in the imperial and US customary systems. It is defined as the area of one chain by one furlong (66 feet by 660 feet), which is exactly 10 square chains or 43 560 square feet. An acre is about 40% of a hectare (the SI unit of area). The symbol for acre is "ac". The word "acre" comes from Old English æcer, which means "field". The term was first used in the context of land measurement in the 14th century. In the United States, the acre is legally defined as an area of 43 560 square feet or 4 840 square yards. This definition was established by the international yard and pound agreement of 1959. 