# Chapter 3 - Solving Inequalities - 3-1 Inequalities and Their Graphs - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 168: 39

$d\gt20,000$

#### Work Step by Step

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 $d\gt20,000$.

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