DEGREES: Excel Formulae Explained

How do you use DEGREES in Excel?

Degrees are used in Excel to calculate angles. An angle can be measured in degrees, radians, or gradians. To calculate an angle in degrees, use the formula =DEGREES(angle). To convert an angle from degrees to radians, use the formula =radians(angle). To convert an angle from degrees to gradians, use the formula =gradians(angle).

What is the syntax of DEGREES in Excel?

The syntax of DEGREES in Excel is "=DEGREES(value)" where "value" is the number you want to convert to degrees.

What is an example of how to use DEGREES in Excel?

To find the angle in degrees between two points in Excel, use the following formula:


where "point1" and "point2" are the x and y coordinates of the points on the graph, respectively.

When should you not use DEGREES in Excel?

There are a few times when you should not use degrees in Excel. One is when you are working with a table of data that is already formatted in radians or minutes/seconds. Another is when you are using the OFFSET or INDEX functions to return a value from a table of data.

What are some similar formulae to DEGREES in Excel?

In Excel, the DEGREES function takes an angle in radians and converts it to degrees. There are a few other functions that you can use to convert between degrees and radians. The RADIANS function converts degrees to radians, and the CONVERT function converts between different units of measurement. For example, you can use the CONVERT function to convert between degrees and minutes, or between degrees and seconds.

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