Betting odds are written in the form (" to ") and correspond to the probability of winning . Therefore, given a probability , the odds of winning are .

# Odds

## See also

Colon, Fraction, Ratio, Rational Number## Explore with Wolfram|Alpha

## References

Kraitchik, M. "The Horses." §6.17 in*Mathematical Recreations.*New York: W. W. Norton, pp. 134-135, 1942.

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Odds## Cite this as:

Weisstein, Eric W. "Odds." From *MathWorld*--A
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