One square yard equals . Use this information to converts 153 to square yards.

**Solution**

To convert from square feet to square yards, divide the number of square feet by the number of square feet per square yard.

There are 9 square feet for every square yard.

From the previous step, it is known that 9 = 1 . Now to convert square feet to square yards, divide the number of square feet by 9.

153 =

=17

Therefore, 153 = 17