posted by sammy .
how is to triple eight notes played as
That would depend on the time signature of the music. I would need more information to give you an accurate answer. In 6/8 time, there would be 6 eighth notes to one measure. This time measure would be found in fast waltzes, marches and some rock music.
Here is a lesson on how to play "triplets" http://www.cinderzelda.com/musictutor/rhythm/triplets.htm