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Diamonds are an Ellipse's Best Friend

The figure above shows two ellipses whose major axes are perpendicular to each other. Each ellipse passes through the other ellipse’s foci, which form the vertices of a square. If the shaded square encloses an area of 16, then what is the area enclosed by one of the ellipses?

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