# What are the proper units for measuring angles?

##### 1 Answer

Three units for measuring angles - degrees, radians and grads.

#### Explanation:

Angle can be measured in three ways.

**1** - The most popular unit is **degree**, minutes and seconds. In this there are **minute** , and further each minute is divided in **second** .

**2** - We also use the unit **radian**. It is a bit complicated as in one complete circle there are

**3** - The third type of unit for measuring angles is **grad** (from gradient). This was an attempt to bring decimal system for angles, as each right angle was divided into **minute** , and further each minute is divided in **second** .