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Types of Support: Factual Evidence

Types of Support: Factual Evidence

Author: Katie Sutton

This lesson explains how to use factual evidence (empirical evidence, statistics, and other facts) and how to use them in an argumentative essay.

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  • Empirical Evidence

    Data that has been observed and tested; empirical evidence might include experiential data but traditionally means scientific research and testing, which is most credible if the test has been re-created by different scientists who achieve the same results and conclusions about those results.