#### Answer

This is not a solution to the equation.

#### Work Step by Step

We follow the instructions to plug in 3 for a.
$27=-3(3^{2})
\\\\
27=-3(9)
\\\\
27=-27$
27 does not equal -27, so this is not a solution to the equation.

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This is not a solution to the equation.

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