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Which of the following statements best explains the difference between literal and figurative language? Literal language is the dictionary meaning; figurative language is a secondary, more emotional meaning. Literal language is spoken language, whereas figurative language is written language. Literal language is used in the business world; figurative language is used when discussing figures in math courses. Literal language depends on the audience's experiences; figurative language does not require any interpretation.

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Literal language is used in the business world; figurative language is used when discussing figures in math courses

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