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Given an angle in radians, returns the corresponding angle in degrees.



DEGREES ( numeric_expression ) 

numeric_expression

An expression of the exact numeric or approximate numeric data type categories, or of types that are implicitly convertible to float.

Returns the same type as numeric_expression, except for the following expressions.

Specified expression

Return type

tinyint, smallint

int

real/float

float

Nonnumeric types that can be implicitly converted to float

float

The following example returns the degree value of various angles expressed in radians.

CREATE TABLE "Degrees" ("PI()/2" float, "PI()/3" float, "PI()/4" float);
INSERT INTO "Degrees" VALUES (DEGREES(PI()/2), DEGREES(PI()/3), DEGREES(PI()/4));
SELECT * FROM "Degrees";
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