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DEGREES Function – Radians to Degrees – Excel, VBA & G Sheets

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

DEGREES Main Function

DEGREES Function Overview

The DEGREES Function Convert radians to degrees.

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

degrees formula syntax

(Notice how the formula inputs appear)

DEGREES function Syntax and inputs:


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

DEGREES Function

The DEGREES Function converts radians into degrees.




DEGREES & PI Function

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



DEGREES Function – Negative Angle

The DEGREES Function can also convert negative angles into degrees.




DEGREES in Google Sheets

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

DEGREES Google Function


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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:


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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