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SQL Server function to convert length to yards


YARDS
 
Updated: 01 December 2008 

Use YARDS to convert from fathoms, feet, furlongs, inches, meters, miles, nautical miles, pica, points, or yards to yards.
Syntax
SELECT [westclintech].[wct].[YARDS] (
  <@Length, float,>
 ,<@From_scale, nvarchar(4000),>)
Arguments
@Length
is any real number. @Length is an expression of type float or of a type that can be implicitly converted to float
@From_scale
is the description of the units for @Length. @From_scale must be a valid value as specified in length unit representations@From_scale must be of a data type that is implicitly convertible to varchar.
 
Return Types
float
Remarks
·         The following table is a representation of the conversion of one of the length units of measure into yards:
inches
0.0277777778
feet
0.3333333330
yards
1.0000000000
meters
1.0936133000
fathoms
2.0000000000
furlongs
220.0000000000
miles
1760.0000000000
nautical miles
2025.3718300000
pica
0.0046296296
points
0.0003858
 
·         Conversion of meters includes all the standard prefixes with kilo representing 1,000 and yocto representing 10E-24.
Example
 
select wct.YARDS(100, 'yd')
Here is the result set
----------------------
100
 
(1 row(s) affected)


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