How Do You Change A Decimal Into Degree Form?

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Anonymous answered
Simply change the decimal to percent and * by 360.
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Oddman answered
We typically think of a "decimal" as number, possibly consisting of an integer part and a fractional part.

A "degree" is a unit of measure, usually of angle or temperature. The number of degrees of angle or temperature can always be expressed using a decimal number.

Example
21.2 degrees

No conversion is necessary or possible.
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Angles are measured in a variety of units. Among these is the radian. There are 2*Pi radians in 360 degrees, so 1 radian = 180/Pi degrees.
.6 radians = (.6 rad)*(180/Pi degrees/rad) = 108/Pi degrees ≈ 34.38°.

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