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DEGREES function [Numeric]

Converts a number from radians to degrees.

Syntax
DEGREES( numeric-expression )
Parameters
  • numeric-expression   An angle in radians.

Remarks

The DEGREES function returns the degrees of the angle given by numeric-expression.

This function converts its argument to DOUBLE, performs the computation in double-precision floating point, and returns a DOUBLE as the result. If the parameter is NULL, the result is NULL.

Standards and compatibility
  • SQL/2003   Vendor extension.

Example

The following statement returns the value 29.79380534680281.

SELECT DEGREES( 0.52 );