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*This Tutorial demonstrates how to use the Excel DEGREES Function in Excel to convert radians to degrees.*

## DEGREES Function Overview

The DEGREES Function Convert *radians to degrees*.

To use the DEGREES Excel Worksheet Function, select a cell and type:

(Notice how the formula inputs appear)

## DEGREES function Syntax and inputs:

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=DEGREES(angle) |

**angle** – Angle in radians that you want to convert to degrees.

**DEGREES Function**

The DEGREES Function converts radians into degrees.

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=DEGREES(6.28) |

**DEGREES & PI Function **

The DEGREES Function will return 180 degrees when the PI Function is entered as an argument.

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=DEGREES(PI()) |

**DEGREES Function – Negative Angle **

The DEGREES Function can also convert negative angles into degrees.

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=DEGREES(-6.28) |

## DEGREES in Google Sheets

The DEGREES Function works exactly the same in Google Sheets as in Excel:

## Additional Notes

Use the DEGREES Function to convert radians to degrees. Simply enter the radians directly into the formula, or reference a cell containing the radians.

## DEGREES Examples in VBA

You can also use the DEGREES function in VBA. Type:

`application.worksheetfunction.degrees(angle)`

For the function arguments (angle, etc.), you can either enter them directly into the function, or define variables to use instead.

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