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Learn how to Find the Sine of an Angle in Excel

Are you struggling with the concept of sine of an angle? Well, this might be quite a hustle for most of us. But it is quite easy to find the sine of any angle. This post will provide a clear way of how to find the sine of an angle in excel.

Figure 1. Final result

General syntax of the formula

=SIN(value)

Note that the value argument refers to the angle, which is expressed in radians.

Syntax for the radians

=RADIANS(degrees)

How the formula works

  • To get the sine of an angle in excel, we need to understand to use the SIN function as well as the RADIANS functions.
  • The RADIANS function is important due to the fact that the SIN function does not expect angles in degrees, but in radians instead.
  • The formula below can be used to combine the SIN and RADIANS functions for ease of finding the sine of an angle;
    =SIN(RADIANS(value))

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