Meter and yard are units of lengths. Meter is used in the International System of Units and yard is used in the U.S. Customary System. A square meter indicates that the measured unit is of area. Linear yard is a measurement of area in certain industries. For example, if you say that you bought 2 linear yards of 40-inch width fabric, it means that you bought a 40-inch by 72-inch piece.

Convert square meters to square inches. 1 meter = 39.3701 inches and 1 meter² = 1550.003 inches². So if you need to convert 1 square meter to 1 square inch, you have to multiply the value by 1550.003. For example, if you wish to convert 10 square meters to linear yards. First multiply 10 by 1550.003 for a result of 15500.03.

Convert the square inches value to yards. 36 inches = 1 yard. So to convert the square inches value into yards, divide the result by 36. For example, divide 15500.03 by 36. The result is 430.56.

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The result indicates that 10 square meters is equivalent to 430.56 linear yards. Simply, if you need to convert square meters to linear yards, multiply the value by 1550.003/36 which is equal to 43.056.