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Another route to lactic acid uses the Hell-Volhard-Zelinsky (HVZ) reaction, followed by hydrolysis.

(i) Suggest the reagents and conditions for reaction III. NaOH (aq), heat followed by acidification with H2SO4 (aq) The ester obtained by the esterification of propan-2-ol with benzoic acid is A. C6H5CO2CH2CH2CH3 B. C6H5CO2CH(CH3)2 C. C6H5CH2CO2CH(CH3)2 D. C6H5CH2CO2CH2CH2CH3