# MS Excel: DEGREES Function (WS)

This Excel tutorial explains how to use the Excel DEGREES function with syntax and examples.

## Description

The Microsoft Excel DEGREES function converts radians into degrees.

## Syntax

The syntax for the Microsoft Excel DEGREES function is:

`DEGREES( radians )`

### Parameters or Arguments

radians is an angle in radians that you wish to convert to degrees.

## Applies To

The DEGREES function can be used in the following versions of Microsoft Excel:

• Excel 2013, Excel 2011 for Mac, Excel 2010, Excel 2007, Excel 2003, Excel XP, Excel 2000

## Type of Excel Function

The DEGREES function can be used in Microsoft Excel as the following type of function:

• Worksheet function (WS)

## Example (as Worksheet Function)

Let's look at some Excel DEGREES function examples and explore how to use the DEGREES function as a worksheet function in Microsoft Excel:

Based on the spreadsheet above, the following Excel DEGREES examples would return:

```=DEGREES(A1)
Result: 11.4591559

=DEGREES(A2)
Result: 20.05352283

=DEGREES(A3)
Result: -180.4817055

=DEGREES(2.11)
Result: 120.8940948

=DEGREES(Pi())
Result: 180```
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