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 +[[Image:Compass degree angle.png|'''[[Degree]]''' (in full, a degree of arc, arc degree, or arcdegree), usually denoted by ° (the degree symbol), is a measurement of plane angle, representing 1⁄360 of a full rotation; one degree is equivalent to π/180 radians.|thumb|250px]]
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'''[[Degree]]''' (in full, a degree of arc, arc degree, or arcdegree), usually denoted by ° (the degree symbol), is a measurement of plane angle, representing 1⁄360 of a full rotation; one degree is equivalent to π/180 radians. '''[[Degree]]''' (in full, a degree of arc, arc degree, or arcdegree), usually denoted by ° (the degree symbol), is a measurement of plane angle, representing 1⁄360 of a full rotation; one degree is equivalent to π/180 radians.
-It is not an SI unit, as the SI unit for angles is radian, but it is mentioned in the SI brochure as an accepted unit. When that angle is with respect to a reference meridian, it indicates a location along a great circle of a sphere, such as Earth (see Geographic coordinate system), Mars, or the celestial sphere.+It is not an SI unit, as the SI unit for angles is radian, but it is mentioned in the SI brochure as an accepted unit.
 +When that angle is with respect to a reference meridian, it indicates a location along a great circle of a sphere, such as Earth (see Geographic coordinate system), Mars, or the celestial sphere.
-== Also see ==+ 
 +== '''Conversion of some common angles''' ==
 + 
 +*Units Values
 +*Revolutions|| 0V|| 1/12|| 1/8|| 1/6|| 1/4|| 1/2|| 3/4|| 1||
 +*Degrees|| 0°|| 30°|| 45°|| 60°|| 90°|| 180°|| 270°|| 360°||
 +*Radians|| 0||
 +*Grads|| 0g|| 33⅓g|| 50g|| 66⅔g|| 100g|| 200g|| 300g|| 400g||
 + 
 +== '''Also see''' ==
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 +== Reference ==
 +
 +* Wikipedia ''Degree'' [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Degree_(angle)]
 +----
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Degree (in full, a degree of arc, arc degree, or arcdegree), usually denoted by ° (the degree symbol), is a measurement of plane angle, representing 1⁄360 of a full rotation; one degree is equivalent to π/180 radians.
Degree (in full, a degree of arc, arc degree, or arcdegree), usually denoted by ° (the degree symbol), is a measurement of plane angle, representing 1⁄360 of a full rotation; one degree is equivalent to π/180 radians.

Degree (in full, a degree of arc, arc degree, or arcdegree), usually denoted by ° (the degree symbol), is a measurement of plane angle, representing 1⁄360 of a full rotation; one degree is equivalent to π/180 radians.

It is not an SI unit, as the SI unit for angles is radian, but it is mentioned in the SI brochure as an accepted unit.

When that angle is with respect to a reference meridian, it indicates a location along a great circle of a sphere, such as Earth (see Geographic coordinate system), Mars, or the celestial sphere.


[edit] Conversion of some common angles

  • Units Values
  • Revolutions|| 0V|| 1/12|| 1/8|| 1/6|| 1/4|| 1/2|| 3/4|| 1||
  • Degrees|| 0°|| 30°|| 45°|| 60°|| 90°|| 180°|| 270°|| 360°||
  • Radians|| 0||
  • Grads|| 0g|| 33⅓g|| 50g|| 66⅔g|| 100g|| 200g|| 300g|| 400g||

[edit] Also see

[edit] Reference

  • Wikipedia Degree [1]

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