# Odd meter time signatures

Odd meter is a meter which contains both simple and compound beats.

## Example of a 5/8 odd meter time signature

In this example, the beats are sometimes divided by 2 and sometimes divided by 3, it is an odd meter times signature.

## Example of a 7/8 odd meter time signature

In this example, the beats are sometimes divided by 2 and sometimes divided by 3, it is an odd meter times signature.