Returns the size, in degrees, of an angle with the specified number of radians.

degrees(numeric)

*numeric*is a number, in radians, to convert to degrees.

select degrees(45)

----------- 2578

**degrees**, a mathematical function, converts radians to degrees. Results are of the same type as the numeric expression.For numeric and decimal expressions, the results have an internal precision of 77 and a scale equal to that of the expression.

When money datatypes are used, internal conversion to

*float*may cause loss of precision.For general information about mathematical functions, see “Mathematical functions”.

**SQL92** – Compliance level: Transact-SQL
extension.

Any user can execute **degrees**.

**Functions** radians