RADIANS function

This article describes the formula syntax and usage of the RADIANS function in Microsoft Excel.


Converts degrees to radians.



The RADIANS function syntax has the following arguments:

  • Angle    Required. An angle in degrees that you want to convert.


Copy the example data in the following table, and paste it in cell A1 of a new Excel worksheet. For formulas to show results, select them, press F2, and then press Enter. If you need to, you can adjust the column widths to see all the data.


Description (Result)

R esult


270 degrees as radians (4.712389 or 3π/2 radians)


Applies To: Excel 2016, Excel 2010, Excel Starter, Excel 2013, Excel Online, Excel 2016 for Mac, Excel for Mac 2011, Excel 2007

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