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Trapezoid <math>ABCD</math> has bases <math>\overline{AB}</math> and <math>\overline{CD}</math> and diagonals intersecting at <math>K</math>. Suppose that <math>AB = 9</math>, <math>DC = 12</math>, and the area of <math>\triangle AKD</math> is <math>24</math>. What is the area of trapezoid <math>ABCD</math>?
 
Trapezoid <math>ABCD</math> has bases <math>\overline{AB}</math> and <math>\overline{CD}</math> and diagonals intersecting at <math>K</math>. Suppose that <math>AB = 9</math>, <math>DC = 12</math>, and the area of <math>\triangle AKD</math> is <math>24</math>. What is the area of trapezoid <math>ABCD</math>?
  
<math>\textbf{(A)}\ 92 \qquad \textbf{(B)}\ 94 \qquad \textbf{(C)}\ 96 \qquad \textbf{(D)}\ 98 \qquad \textbf{(E)}\ 100</math>
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<math>\mathrm{(A)}\ 92\qquad\mathrm{(B)}\ 94\qquad\mathrm{(C)}\ 96\qquad\mathrm{(D)}\ 98 \qquad\mathrm{(E)}\ 100</math>
  
 
==Solution==
 
==Solution==

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Problem

Trapezoid $ABCD$ has bases $\overline{AB}$ and $\overline{CD}$ and diagonals intersecting at $K$. Suppose that $AB = 9$, $DC = 12$, and the area of $\triangle AKD$ is $24$. What is the area of trapezoid $ABCD$?

$\mathrm{(A)}\ 92\qquad\mathrm{(B)}\ 94\qquad\mathrm{(C)}\ 96\qquad\mathrm{(D)}\ 98 \qquad\mathrm{(E)}\ 100$

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