I received a number of emails asking how to write the degree sign in Latex, so I have decided to include it as a short post. To write the degree sign in Latex, you have to place the **\circ** command in the exponent of the angle measure. The command for 180 degrees is

`180^\circ.`

This code results to .

That’s it. 🙂

To know more about Latex, check Latex Tutorial: The Most Commonly Used Commands.

\circ should be enclosed in braces, i.e. 180^{\circ}