I'm tutoring few Class 12 students for their chemistry exams. I'm stuck with few problems. I don't know, if the key is wrong or I am wrong.
Answer According to me:
According to me, both the left side and the right side double bonds undergo cleavage and hence the product must be, two molecules: Keto aldehyde and Ester aldehyde. But since, such product is not given in options, let us assume that only one bond gets oxidised. But which one? Which bond is the most reactive? I don't know.
Answer given in the book: