#### Answer

$\frac{1}{9}$

#### Work Step by Step

$3^{-2}$ = $\frac{1}{3^{2}}$ = $\frac{1}{9}$
Whenever there is a negative exponent, we should place the term under a 1. Then we evaluate the expression. In this instance, the answer is $\frac{1}{9}$

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$\frac{1}{9}$

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