# Math wizardry - revisited and corrected.

Alex Tweedly alex at tweedly.net
Sun Oct 16 21:20:55 CDT 2005

```>>>/ The function always returns a number that is less than 3. Can someone
>/>>/ explain why this is or offer another way to determine the angle of a
>/>>/ line? Math is NOT my strength.
>/>>/
>/>>/
>/>/ There are two "scales" used to measure angle
>/>/ - degrees (from 0 to 360 for the complete circle)
>/>/ - radians (from 0 to pi for the complete circle)
>/>/
>/>/ So simply multiply your result by  (360 / pi)
>/>/
>/>/
>/>/ --
>/>/ Alex Tweedly       http://www.tweedly.net
>/>/
>/
>Alex,
>
>Thank you for the providing the simplicity that eludes me. I knew I should
>have paid more attention in math class.  :-)
>
>
>
So should I !!

What I should have said was:
- degrees 0 to 360
- radians 0 to 2 * pi

So multiply by (180 / pi)

Sorry.

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Alex Tweedly       http://www.tweedly.net

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