Etymology (Meaning of Words)/Words

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What is the difference between assumptions and probabilities?

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Assumptions are beliefs which one presumes to be true;   a supposition.     
According to the Oxford English Dictionary:  The act of taking something for granted;  the taking of something as being true for the sake of argument or action;

Probability is the degree of likelihood;  a thing judged likely to be true, to exist or to happen.  
In mathematics:  the extent to which a particular event is likely to occur (commonly estimated by the ratio of the number of favorable cases to the total number of all possible cases)

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