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DEGREES (Transact-SQL)

Returns the corresponding angle in degrees for an angle specified in radians.

Topic link icon Transact-SQL Syntax Conventions


DEGREES ( numeric_expression )

numeric_expression

Is an expression of the exact numeric or approximate numeric data type category, except for the bit data type.

Returns the same type as numeric_expression.

The following example returns the number of degrees in an angle of PI/2 radians.

SELECT 'The number of degrees in PI/2 radians is: ' + 
CONVERT(varchar, DEGREES((PI()/2)));
GO

Here is the result set.

The number of degrees in PI/2 radians is 90       

(1 row(s) affected)

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