2016 AMC 8 Problems/Problem 2

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In rectangle $ABCD$, $AB=6$ and $AD=8$. Point $M$ is the midpoint of $\overline{AD}$. What is the area of $\triangle AMC$?

$\textbf{(A) }12\qquad\textbf{(B) }15\qquad\textbf{(C) }18\qquad\textbf{(D) }20\qquad \textbf{(E) }24$

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