# The sum of a number and 8 is less than 12, what can the number be?

Jun 5, 2018

$x < 4$

#### Explanation:

$x + 8 < 12$

$x < 4$

Jun 5, 2018

$x < 4$

#### Explanation:

If $x + 8 < 12$, we must have $x < 4$