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The DEGREES function converts radians into degrees.

Syntax

=DEGREES(angle)

Arguments

Argument Description
angle The angle, in radians, that you want to convert

Examples

  A B C
1 Formula Result Notes
2 =DEGREES(PI()) 180 Degrees of pi radians
3 =DEGREES(-2*PI()) -360  
4 =DEGREES(2.5) 143.2394488  

 

The conversion between radians and degrees is calculated by the relationship:  

    \[    180\ degrees = \pi\ radians    \]

where \pi is the mathematical constant, PI = 3.14159265358979…

See Wikipedia for more information on the units of measure for angles.