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Areas of Triangles

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In the figure below, $ {\overline{DE}} $ bisects $ {\overline{AB}} $ and $ {\overline{BC}} $.

If the area of $ \Delta $ ABC = 16 square centimeters, what is the area of $ \Delta $ DBE, in square centimeters?

A

$2$

B

$4$

C

$ 4{\sqrt{3}} $

D

$8$

E

$ 8{\sqrt{3}} $