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Paradoxes

Paradoxes

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This lesson will introduce statistical paradoxes.

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Terms to Know
Benford's Law

A law that shows that most of the numbers that are published, regardless of topic, begin with smaller numbers, and very few of them lead with larger numbers. The most common first digit is 1, the least common is 9.

Paradox

An apparent contradiction between what our intuition tells us, and what is true in reality.