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Can You Actually Solve This Viral Geometry Puzzle? (II)

Hint: Consider tangents!

Can You Actually Solve This Viral Geometry Puzzle? (II) — An illustration featuring a right-angled isosceles triangle with two equal sides of length 4 units each. Inside the triangle is an inscribed circle touching all three sides of the triangle. Inside the circle is also the following text: “Area of Circle = ??” The two equal sides are at right-angles to each other on second vertex from the left.
Illustration created by the author

In this essay, I have yet another viral geometry puzzle for you. I came across this puzzle on the internet recently and found it engaging. Again, as is often the case with viral math puzzles, I could not narrow down the definitive source. I had seen the puzzle from multiple sources before I decided to engage.

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