Math wizardry - revisited and corrected.
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
>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)
Alex Tweedly http://www.tweedly.net
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