posted by Anonymous .
How might you determine what is fact and what is opinion? Does the opinion of an expert in the field carry more weight than the opinion of someone that is not? Explain why or why not
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A fact is something that can be proven to be true. Examples: the sky is blue, 12*10=120, the capital of NJ is Trenton. We can check on any of these things if we do not know. An opinion is something that cannot be proven. Examples: blue is the best color, that shirt is nice. (One person may think a shirt looks nice, and another may not.) An opinion from an expert in the field should carry more weight since they know more on the subject.