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World cup birthday paradox for two pairs

The BBC report on the world cup squads The birthday paradox at the World Cup shows the 50:50 prediction for there being 16 teams out of the 32 that meet the pair birthday criteria. However my ...
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Statistics: Bertrand's Box Paradox [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Probability problem This is the Bertrand's Box Paradox I read about on Wikipedia: Assume there is three boxes: a box containing two gold coins, a boxwith ...
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Name this paradox about most common first digits in numbers

I remember hearing about a paradox (not a real paradox, more of a surprising oddity) about frequency of the first digit in a random number being most likely 1, second most likely 2, etc. This was for ...