Zefram said:
>> There's nothing at all wrong with the radian - but there is a reason
>> calculators let you switch between degrees and radians.  Each is best
>> for particular purposes,
> Certainly the radian is best for some purposes.  But the degree?  Is there
> some inherent feature of the circle that makes it particularly natural to
> divide it into 360 parts?

Not really.

Personally, I like the mil: 6400 mils in a circle, and a mil is close
enough to a milliradian that you can use the usual tricks (a mil subtends
about a metre at a kilometre).

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