#### Answer

48

#### Work Step by Step

We use trigonometry to obtain:
$cos(30^{\circ}) = \frac{s}{8} \\ \\s = 8cos(30^{\circ})$
We square this to obtain:
$A = (8cos(30^{\circ}))^2 = 48$

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