DEGREES

The DEGREES function converts (approximately) a specified number from radians to degrees.

The conversion from radians to degrees is not exact. You should not expect DEGREES(ACOS(0.5)) to return exactly 60.0.

Syntax

DEGREES ( number )

number

A  DOUBLE PRECISION number that specifies the angle you want converted, in radians.

Example

splice> VALUES DEGREES(ACOS(0.5));
1
----------
60.00000000000001

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Results

The data type of the returned value is a  DOUBLE PRECISION number.

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