To find 8 plus 4, we can start at 8 and count forward 4. Finish counting forward to find the answer to 8 plus 4.
To find eight plus four, we can start at eight and count forward four. Finish counting forward to find the answer to eight plus four.
We need to start at eight and count forward four: eight, nine, 10, 11, 12. Eight plus four equals 12. The missing number is 12.