# Problem: The distance from Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Detroit is listed in a road atlas as 153 miles.  (B) To make the number more precise, what would you need to specify and measure?  Select all that apply.a) specify the endpoint in each city b) specify the route (shortest, fastest, largest highways, etc.)c) use the most precise measuring device available d) use more significant figures to report the distance e) measure the exact area of each city f) average between different types of routes

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The distance from Grand Rapids, Michigan, to Detroit is listed in a road atlas as 153 miles.  (B) To make the number more precise, what would you need to specify and measure?  Select all that apply.

a) specify the endpoint in each city

b) specify the route (shortest, fastest, largest highways, etc.)

c) use the most precise measuring device available

d) use more significant figures to report the distance

e) measure the exact area of each city

f) average between different types of routes