Identifying Fact and Opinion
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Opinions cannot be verified. Opinions express beliefs or attitudes.
This classroom is freezing cold.
Olive Garden has the best lasagna in town.
The students in this class are very smart.
Facts can be verified. Facts are statements that can be proven true or false. Examples:
The temperature of the classroom is sixty degrees.
Olive Garden has seven locations in San Antonio
The students in this class scored in the 80th percentile.