# Convert 1 deg to arcmin

In this article I will show you how to convert 1 degrees into arcminutes. Throughout the explanation below I might also call it 1 deg to arcmin. They are the same thing!

## How to Convert Degrees to Arcminutes

A degree is greater than a arcminute. I know that a deg is greater than a arcmin because of something called conversion factors.

Put very simply, a conversion factor is a number that can be used to change one set of units to another, by multiplying or dividing it. So when we need to convert 1 degrees into arcminutes, we use a conversion factor to get the answer.

The conversion factor for deg to arcmin is:

1 deg = 59.99988000024 arcmin

Now that we know what the conversion factor is, we can easily calculate the conversion of 1 deg to arcmin by multiplying `59.99988000024` by the number of degrees we have, which is 1.

1 x 59.99988000024 = 59.99988000024 arcmin

So, the answer to the question "what is 1 degrees in arcminutes?" is 59.99988000024 arcmin.

## Degrees to Arcminutes Conversion Table

Below is a sample conversion table for deg to arcmin:

Degrees (deg) Arcminutes (arcmin)
0.010.6
0.16
160
2120
3180
5300
10600
201200
502999.99
1005999.99
100059999.88

## Best Conversion Unit for 1 deg

Sometimes when you work with conversions from one unit to another, the numbers can get a little confusing. Especially when dealing with really large numbers.

I've also calculated what the best unit of measurement is for 1 deg.

To determine which unit is best, I decided to define that as being the unit of measurement which is as low as possible, without going below 1. Smaller numbers are more easily understood and can make it easier for you to understand the measurement.

The best unit of measurement I have found for 1 deg is degrees and the amount is 1 deg.