Assumption

Pronunciation: /əˈsʌmp ʃən/ Explain

An assumption is a statement that is taken to be true without proof. The difference between an axiom and an assumption is that the assumption does not introduce new ideas. An assumption only organizes existing ideas.

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McAdams, David E. Assumption. 6/15/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/a/assumption.html.

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