Convert: Radians to degrees

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Use this action to convert radians to degrees. Many math actions, such as Calculate arccosine in radians output to radians. Use this action to convert the output of those actions to degrees.

Radians are a way to measure angles, based on the radius of a circle. Just as there are inches and centimeters, there are radians and degrees.

For reference, here is a table with some commonly seen degrees and their radian equivalents.

Radians (rad) Radians (rad) Degrees (°)
0 rad 0 rad
π/6 rad 0.5235987756 rad 30°
π/4 rad 0.7853981634 rad 45°
π/3 rad 1.0471975512 rad 60°
π/2 rad 1.5707963268 rad 90°
2π/3 rad 2.0943951024 rad 120°
3π/4 rad 2.3561944902 rad 135°
5π/6 rad 2.6179938780 rad 150°
π rad 3.1415926536 rad 180°
3π/2 rad 4.7123889804 rad 270°
2π rad 6.2831853072 rad 360°

How to configure this action

When configuring this action, reference a Integer or decimal field in the Value field configuration. How do I reference a field?

For more advanced math, use Javascript with the Field: Field Formulas action.

Fields for this action

  • Value

    • The integer or decimal to perform the operation on.
  • Output field prefix

    • To help keep output fields organized, choose an output field prefix to add to the beginning of each output field name as this action may output more than one field.

What will this output?

This action outputs to degrees. To convert degrees to radians, use the Degrees to radians action

This action may generate multiple fields. To help keep output fields organized, the prefix above will be added to the beginning of each of the output field names, separated by two dashes. Each field will result as:{{output-field-prefix--output-field}}.

Output fields for this action

  • Result

    • The result of the operation. The output is a decimal type field.

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Math actions require integer or decimal values. If you enter an incompatible value for the input, the output may be blank. For example, attempting to perform an operation on the value Marine Biologist will always return an empty field.

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