how to map atan2() to only positive radian?

atan2(y, x) has that discontinuity at PI (180°) where it switches to -PI..0 (-180°..0°) going clockwise.

if i apply the solution from this

// rust
(y.atan2(x).to_degrees() + 360.0) % 360.0

doesn’t quite work with radians

(y.atan2(x) + PI*2.0) % PI*2.0 // doesn't give the right output most of the times

i am probably doing it wrong, cause i am not good at math

so what am i missing?

>Solution :

The problem is that the modulo operator and multiplication have the same precedence, and are left-associative, so your last expression is equivalent to

((y.atan2(x) + PI*2.0) % PI) * 2.0

If you put parentheses around the second PI*2.0, it should work:

(y.atan2(x) + PI*2.0) % (PI*2.0)

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