1978 AHSME Problems/Problem 29

Problem

Sides $AB,~ BC, ~CD$ and $DA$, respectively, of convex quadrilateral $ABCD$ are extended past $B,~ C ,~ D$ and $A$ to points $B',~C',~ D'$ and $A'$. Also, $AB = BB' = 6,~ BC = CC' = 7, ~CD = DD' = 8$ and $DA = AA' = 9$; and the area of $ABCD$ is $10$. The area of $A 'B 'C'D'$ is

$\textbf{(A) }20\qquad \textbf{(B) }40\qquad \textbf{(C) }45\qquad \textbf{(D) }50\qquad  \textbf{(E) }60$

Solution

It's D, 50

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