# How many square inches are in a square yard?

Mar 30, 2016

1296 square inches

#### Explanation:

Start by asking yourself, "How many inches are in a yard?"
There are 36 inches in a yard.

To get the amount of a square yard, you must square the amount of inches there are in a yard.

${\left(36\right)}^{2} = 1296$

Therefore, there are 1296 square inches in a square yard.