# Grammar (Ms. Sue)

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**Anonymous** on
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Indentify the tense of the underlined verb in each sentence below.

1). Statistics IS a branch of mathematics.

2). It DEALS with the study of numerical data.

3). Many people HAVE STUDIED statistics for work or fun.

4). Batting averages and scoring averages REPRESENT statistics.

5). People HAVE COMPILED statistics for thousands of years.

6). Ancient Egyptians KEPT records of their livestock and crops.

7). Ancient Hebrews TOOK a census after they left Egypt.

8). Later, the Romans CONDUCTED a census of their own.

9). People WILL GATHER statistics for many years to come.

10). By the next century, people WILL HAVE BENEFITED from statistics for nearly four thousand years.

My answer:

1). Present.

2). Present.

3). Present perfect.

4). Present.

5). Present perfect.

6). Past.

7). Past.

8). Past.

9). Future.

10). Future perfect.