# How do you convert 3 miles to yards?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 11, 2017

#### Explanation:

In order to compute the number of yards in 3 miles, we're going to use dimensional analysis (method that allows you to convert from one unit of measurement to another by cancelling out unwanted units) and the relationship below:

For questions like this I use the following technique:

Let's plug in our values: