36 Inches is 1 U.S. yd exactly. You sure you're not trying to go from meters to yds/yds to meters or something? 1 foot is equal to .3048 meters. 1 meter is equal to 3.2808 ft. for shooting purposes anyway.
Unless you're dealing with astronautical numbers, like state plane coordinates or something. Then the number to convert is literally like 17 digits long, or you'll be hundreds of meters off. Being a land surveyor, I use those conversions a lot.
There is no hunting like the hunting of man, and those who have hunted armed men long enough and liked it, never care for anything else thereafter.