## Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

$d\gt20,000$
The phrase, "more than 20,000" translates to greater than 20,000 "NOT less than or equal to 20,000." Let $d$ be the number of dollars. Therefore, the number of dollars the law clerk has earned since being hired is greater than 20,000. The inequality for this statement is $d\gt20,000$.