# How many square inches are in a square yard?

##### 1 Answer

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.

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