# Equations & inequalities word problems

### Problem

The mayor of Brookmarsh is running a campaign to revitalize his city. Currently, the population of Brookmarsh is 10, comma, 000 and is increasing at a rate of 2, percent per year. The mayor predicts that the population will continue to grow in this manner, and that in t years, the population will be at least 15, comma, 000.
Write an inequality in terms of t that models the situation.