The y-intercepts, P and Q, of two perpendicular lines intersecting at the point A(6,8) have a sum of zero. What is the area of \triangle A P Q ?

**Answer Choices**

A. 45

B. 48

C. 54

D. 60

E. 72

The y-intercepts, P and Q, of two perpendicular lines intersecting at the point A(6,8) have a sum of zero. What is the area of \triangle A P Q ?

**Answer Choices**

A. 45

B. 48

C. 54

D. 60

E. 72