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degtorad

Convert angles from degrees to radians

degtorad is not recommended and may be removed in a future release. Instead, use deg2rad.

Syntax

angleInRadians = degtorad(angleInDegrees)

Description

angleInRadians = degtorad(angleInDegrees) converts angle units from degrees to radians. This is both an angle conversion function and a distance conversion function, since arc length can be a measure of distance in either radians or degrees, provided that the radius is known.

Examples

Show that there are 2π radians in a full circle:

2*pi - degtorad(360)

ans =
     0

Introduced in R2009b

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