The **DEGREES** function is a Math and Trigonometry function, and its purpose is to convert radians to degrees in **Microsoft Excel**. The formula for the DEGREE function is `DEGREES (angle)`

. The syntax for the DEGREES function is below.

**Angle**: The angle is the radian you want to convert; it is required.

## How do you use the Degree formula in Excel?

The DEGREES formula is quite simple; once you know the formula, you will have to ensure that the data in the cell is a radian for it to work. You need to create a table or use an existing table from your files and then place the formula into the cell you want to see the result.

- Launch Microsoft Excel
- Create a table or use an existing table from your files
- Place the formula into the cell you want to see the result
- Press the enter Key

Launch **Microsoft Excel**.

Create a table or use an existing table from your files.

Type the formula into the cell you want to place the result *=DEGREES(A2)*.

Then press enter.

If you have more than one data in the table, you can click the result and drag the fill handle down to see more results.

There are two other methods to use the DEGREES function.

Method one is to click the *fx* button on the top left of the Excel worksheet.

An **Insert Function** dialog box will appear.

Inside the dialog box in the section, **Select a Category**, select *Maths, and Trig *from the list box.

In the section **Select a Function**, choose the *DEGREES *function from the list.

Then click *OK.*

A **Function Arguments** dialog box will open.

In the *Angle* entry box, input into the entry box cell *A2*.

Method two is to click the **Formulas **tab, click the *Math and Trig *button in the *Function Library* group, and select *DEGREES* from the drop-down menu.

A **Function Arguments** dialog box will appear.

We hope this tutorial helps you understand how to use the DEGREES function in Microsoft Excel.