# How do you find odds in favor and odds against?

##### 1 Answer

Aug 9, 2018

#### Answer:

determine the number of winning outcomes and losing outcomes then divide each by the total number of outcomes.

#### Explanation:

If there are 4 chances of winning and 10 possible outcomes then the odds of winning are 4/10 or 2/4

If there are 5 chances of winning and 10 possible outcomes then the odd of losing are 5/10 = 1/2

It is possible that some outcomes are neutral and do not result in either winning or losing In this example 1/10