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How to convert?

  1. Jun 30, 2006 #1


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    Hello everyone,

    I need help with converting or changing degrees to radians in Microsoft Excel.

    Currently I'm writing SIN and COS functions but the default angles are in degrees, not radians. How do I format it to radians?
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  3. Jul 1, 2006 #2


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    Excel has a RADIANS function. The syntax is =RADIANS(angle).

    You may want to check your answers because the default on my copy of Excel is in radians.
  4. Jul 1, 2006 #3


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    To get to radians from degrees:

    [tex] x = \pi \frac { \Theta} {180} [/tex]

    x is the angle in radians
    [itex] \Theta [/itex] is the angle in degrees.

    As far as I can tell Excell defaults to Radians.
    Last edited: Jul 1, 2006
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