Best Answer

Both are measurements of angular displacement.

A degree is 1/360 of a full trun or whole circle.

A radian is 1/(2*pi) of a full turn.

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2014-05-22 12:41:47
This answer is:
User Avatar
Study guides


21 cards

During the 1930s the new deal legislation was proposed by president Franklin Roosevelt to bring the US out of the great depression

What economic function does the government attempt to correct for in market failures like monopolies

Protection from foreign enemies is established in the Constitutional promise to provide for what

The sharing of ideas and experimental findings with others

See all cards
6 Reviews

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Define degree measurement and radian measurement?
Write your answer...
Still have questions?
magnify glass
Related questions

What is the relation between radian and real numbers?

A radian is simply a measurement unit. The relation between a radian and real numbers is similar to the relation between a degree and real numbers or a metre and real numbers.

What are angle measured in?

Among units of measurement for angles, the degree and the radian are the most commonly used, by far.

Define Radian measure of an angle?

radian = 180/2pi degrees

How do you convert steradians into radian?

You do not convert. STERADIAN is a two dimensioal measurement RADIAN is a one dimensional measurement. Just as you cannot convert area into degrees (of angular measurement)

What is a unit of angular measurement called?


How many electrical charges are there in a radian?

There is no relationship between electric charge and a radian which is an angular measurement.

Why convert degrees to radian?

Because a radian is a far more versatile unit of measurement, especially in advanced mathematics.

Is a degree or a radian the larger unit of measure?

One radian is equal to roughly 57 degrees!

What is the formula for converting 15 degrees to radian?

1 degree = pi*radian/180 So therefore 15 times pi*radian/180 = pi*radian/12

Define one radian for angular displacement?

1 radian = 1/tau or 1/(2*pi) of a whole turn.

What is radian measurement?

A radian is a unit for measuring angles. Tau radians (2*pi radians) equal a whole turn.

What is the radian degree minute second equivalent for the grad 77.0000?

Radian: 1.21Degrees: 69.3Minutes: 4,158Seconds: 249,500

People also asked