# Math

Sara long jump was 10 feet. That is 5/6 foot longer than Tom's long jump. Did Tom jump more or less than 10 feet?
I think I have to multiply and so Tom's jump was less by . I think his jump was 8 1/2 feet. Is tis correct?

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1. 10 - (5/6) = 9 1/6

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