12 Paradoxes That You Will Never Be Able to Find Answers To
The Pinocchio Paradox:
What if Pinocchio said, ‘My nose grows now.’?If someone says “This sentence is false” to a false statement, this would mean that it is technically true statement,but the “This sentence is false” is actually true, so the person tells a lie, this loop can never end.
If there are 23 people in a room, the probability that at least 2 share a birthday is 50%, if there are 70, the probability is 99.9%
The Grandfather Paradox:
When you have replaced all the parts of a ship, is it still the same ship?
A crocodile steals your a child and promises to return him only if his parent can correctly guess what the crocodile will do with the child. Assuming the croc keeps its word, what would happen if the parent guessed that he wouldn’t return the child.
A dilemma arises , the Croc will not be able to keep or return the child if the parent guessed that he would not return the child.
Although not all numbers are square numbers, there are no more numbers than square numbers
Later Galileo concluded that <,>,= only apply to finite values.
The Paradox of Saving:
The Chicken or the Egg:
The Sorites’ Paradox:
The Zeno’s paradox:
Motion and plurality is an illusion.
The unstoppable force:
The court Paradox:
Protagoras had a student Euathlus, on the understanding that the student pay Protagoras after he wins his first court case. But Euathlus decided to leave profession of law, and Protagoras decided to sue Euathlus for the amount owed.
If Protagoras wins, he gets paid. If Euathlus won the case, Protagoras would still be paid according to the original contract, because Euathlus would have won his first case.
Is 1 = 0.999…?? But why it seems so…
Let x=0.999… so10x=9.999…10x-x=9.999… – 0.999… (-x on both sides x=0.999…)9x=9x=1