How many radians are in one revolution?


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One radian is approximately 0.017 degrees, and a full revolution is 360 degrees, and there are approximately 6.28 radians in a single revolution. These figures are approximate due to rounding; the exact number without rounding is 2 pi radians.

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According to Rice University, radians are the units of angle measurement preferred by scientists and mathematicians. A common mistake among math students is to confuse radians with degrees, as radians are often written without indicating the unit. When degrees are the units of measurement, they are always indicated with the word "degrees" or the degree symbol. If no unit is indicated, it is always assumed to be radians.

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