If $X, Y,$ and $Z$ are finite sets of selfadjoint elements in a tracial von Neumann algebra and $X$ generates a hyperfinite von Neumann algebra, then $\delta_0(X \cup Y \cup Z) \leq \delta_0(X \cup Y) + \delta_0(X \cup Z) - \delta_0(X).$ We draw several corollaries from this inequality.