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The RADIANS function converts degrees to radians.

Syntax

=RADIANS(angle)

Arguments

Argument Description
angle An angle in degrees that you want to convert.

Examples

  A B C
1 Formula Result Notes
2 =RADIANS(270) 4.712389 270 degrees as radians (3π/2 radians)
3 =RADIANS(180) 3.141592654 180 degrees as radians

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

    \[   radians = degrees \times \frac {\pi}{180}    \]

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

See Wikipedia for more information on radians as a unit of measurement for angles.