## Algebra: A Combined Approach (4th Edition)

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