You can easily convert 1242 meters to yards by following a few simple steps. However, you should first understand the relationship between the two units. While the meter belongs to the International System of Units, SI units, the Yard belongs to both the British imperial and US customary systems of measurement. Following the international treaty on standard units, a yard is equal to 0.9144M. That means that to convert yard measurements you should multiply the figure by 0.9144. Here is a solution for your problem, plus a conversion chart and an easy to use conversion calculator.
How many yards are in 1242 meters?
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Conversion chart for meters to yards
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Millimeters, centimeters, decimeters and meters are standard length units accepted by most countries around the world. On the other hand, yards, inches and feet are imperial units and customary units accepted both in the US and the UK. Although the usage of both systems vary from one place to the other, it is important to understand the relationship them because you will always get a conversion problem.