How to use the DEGREES Function in Excel

In this article, we will learn about how to use the DEGREES function in Excel.

The radius of a circle is one-half of the distance across its center which makes an angle equal to one radian. A radian is approximate equals to 57.2958 degrees because a whole circle is 360 degrees and is equal to two pi radians.

180 degrees =? radians = 3.14159 radians
1 degree = (?/ 180) = (3.14159/180) radians
1 degree = 0.017453 radians

The PI function in excel returns the value of which is approximately 3.14159...
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Now we will use the PI() function to get values from the DEGREES function in excel

The DEGREES function takes the value of the angle in radians and returns the angle in degrees.
Syntax:

=DEGREES (angle)

angle : angle in radians
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Now let’s get this function via running it on some examples.
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Here we have some values as angle in radians and needs to get the angle in degrees
Use the formula:

=DEGREES(A2)

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As you can see from the above snapshot that angle in degrees can be extracted using the DEGREES function.

Hope you understood how to use DEGREES function and PI function in Excel. Explore more articles on Excel Date & Time functions here. Please feel free to state your query or feedback for the above article.

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