First, a circle inscribed in a square looks like this:

If that square has an area of 2, that means each of its sides has a length of √2. And THAT means that the radius of the circle is √2/2.

The area of a circle is *πr*^2. Plug √2/2 in for *r* and you’ve got your answer:

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