In Excel, The DEGREES function is a Math & Trigonometry function that converts radians into degrees. In this guide, we’re going to show you how to use the DEGREES function and go over some tips and error handling methods.

Supported versions

  • All versions




angle A radian value that you want to convert.


The radian is a unit of measurement of angles. One radian is defined as the angle subtended from the center of a circle which intercepts an arc equal in length to the radius of the circle.

The math behind calculation is simple:

Which can be simplified into:

You can use PI function to return π value.

All you need to do is to supply the angle degreed you want to convert.



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  • To convert degrees to radians, use the RADIANS function.