# Chapter 7 - Section 7.6 - Proportions and Problem Solving with Rational Equations - Vocabulary and Readiness Check: 8

Thrice the number = $3z$ Negative ten divided by triple the number= $\frac{-10}{3z}$

#### Work Step by Step

Part 1: Since the number is $z$, thrice the number means $z+z+z$ = $3z$ Part 2: Negative ten divided by triple the number means $\frac{-10}{3z}$

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