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# rad2deg

Convert angle from radians to degrees

## Syntax

``D = rad2deg(R)``

## Description

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````D = rad2deg(R)` converts angle units from radians to degrees for each element of `R`.```

## Examples

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Convert `pi` into degrees.

`D = rad2deg(pi)`
```D = 180 ```

Specify the mean radius of Earth and the distance from Munich to Bangalore measured along the Earth's surface (in kilometers). Compute the spherical distance between Munich and Bangalore in degrees.

```dist = 7194; radEarth = 6371; R = dist/radEarth; D = rad2deg(R)```
```D = 64.6972 ```

## Input Arguments

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Angle in radians, specified as a scalar, vector, matrix, or multidimensional array. If `R` contains complex elements, `rad2deg` converts the real and imaginary parts separately.

Data Types: `single` | `double`
Complex Number Support: Yes

## Output Arguments

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Angles in degrees, returned as a scalar, vector, matrix, or multidimensional array. `D` is the same size as `R`.

## See Also

Introduced in R2015b

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