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Who discovered this number-guessing paradox?

In this math.se post I described in some detail a certain paradox, which I will summarize: $A$ writes two distinct numbers on slips of paper. $B$ selects one of the slips at random (equiprobably), ...
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Relationship between paradoxes in logic and geometry/topology

Though I've been reading for years, this is my first question here. Believe it or not, I've tried the search feature- apologies if this is a duplicate. The main point of this post can be summarized ...
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Reference about the Banach-Tarski paradox

I think the title says it all. I am planning on giving a talk in a few weeks about the Banach-Tarski paradox and I have some pdfs found online which describe the paradox a little but I am looking for ...