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How would you explain this graph illustration of Simpson's paradox?

I need your help for understanding WHAT in the graph you find in the following link proves Simpson's Paradox. For those who don't know about Simpson's paradox, it is the inversion of the inequalities ...
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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 ...