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koyu koyu
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Which of the following is a factual statement?
A)   I think it’s going to rain today.
B)   Our first president was the best president.
C)   Baseball is a thinking person’s sport.
D)   Conserving the environment is more important than saving jobs.
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MadMaryMadMary
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A / Explanation:
A)    Although tt sounds like an opinion statement, “I think it’s raining” is a factual statement because it can be verified.
B)    Although it sounds like an opinion statement, “I think it’s raining” is a factual statement because it can be verified. “Our first president was the best president” is an opinion or value judgment. It can be supported but not proved.
C)   Although it sounds like an opinion statement, “I think it’s raining” is a factual statement because it can be verified. “Baseball is a thinking person’s sport” is an opinion. It can be supported but not proved.
D)    Although it sounds like an opinion statement, “I think it’s raining” is a factual statement because it can be verified. “Conserving the environment is more important than saving jobs” is an opinion or value judgment. It can be supported but not proved.
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