The area of square ABCD is 64. The midpoints of its sides are joined to form the square EFGH. The midpoints of its sides are J,K,L, and M. The area of the shaded region is

**Answer Choices**

A. 32

B. 24

C. 20

D. 28

E. 16

The area of square ABCD is 64. The midpoints of its sides are joined to form the square EFGH. The midpoints of its sides are J,K,L, and M. The area of the shaded region is

**Answer Choices**

A. 32

B. 24

C. 20

D. 28

E. 16