## Elementary Algebra

$\dfrac{9}{4}$
Recall, the exponent tells us how many times to multiply the base (which is the fraction in this case) by itself. Thus, we obtain: $\left(-\dfrac{3}{2}\right)^2=\left(-\dfrac{3}{2}\right)\left(-\dfrac{3}{2}\right)=\dfrac{9}{4}$