Which one of the following statements most accurately characterizes a difference between the two passages?

Jessica on March 13 at 12:35AM

TRUE V. FALSE

What is the difference between "Must Be True" and "Could Be True"? Is there a significant difference?

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Michelle on March 13 at 05:23PM

Thanks for your question @JLE

There are important and significant differences between "Must Be True" and "Could Be True"

One way to think about it is this:

Another way to say "Must Be True" is "CANNOT Be False"

But another way to say "Could Be True" is "COULD Be False"

When you are saying something could be true, you are saying that you don't know whether it's true or false. In other words, you cannot rule out that it is true.

Hope this helps! Feel free to tag me if you have any follow up questions