 Odds vs. Probability,
a selection of answers from the Dr. Math archives.
 Probability vs. Odds, Explained
 Given a coin with heads on one side and tails on the other,
what are the odds in favor of getting heads, and the odds against?
 Horse Racing Odds
 In horse racing the odds often add up to more than one. Why?
 Odds Slang for Probability?
 Is "odds" slang for probability?
 Calculating a Casino's Edge From Odds
 How can I calculate the casino's edge, if the odds of winning are 5 to 1
and the casino's payout is 4 to 1?
 Poker Hand Odds
 What are the odds of getting exactly one pair in five card stud poker,
using one 52card deck?
 Odds vs. Probability
 What's the probability that a man can draw the numbers 2 and 7
from a hat containing the numbers 18?
 Working Out Betting Odds
 I am doing a horse racing night in a local pub, and as part of the
committee I have been asked to try to find out how to work out the
betting odds for each horse...
