A sphere is inscribed in a cube that has a surface area of 24 square meters. A second cube is then inscribed within the sphere. What is the surface area in square meters of the inner cube?

**Answer Choices**

A. 3

B. 6

C. 8

D. 9

E. 12

A sphere is inscribed in a cube that has a surface area of 24 square meters. A second cube is then inscribed within the sphere. What is the surface area in square meters of the inner cube?

**Answer Choices**

A. 3

B. 6

C. 8

D. 9

E. 12