The area of a circle whose circumference is 24 \pi is k \pi. What is the value of k ?

**Answer Choices**

A. 6

B. 12

C. 24

D. 36

E. 144

The area of a circle whose circumference is 24 \pi is k \pi. What is the value of k ?

**Answer Choices**

A. 6

B. 12

C. 24

D. 36

E. 144