Problem: Benzaldehyde (shown below) can be oxidized with Jone’s reagent, but not benzophenone. Why? Please explain it with less than 15 words.

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Benzaldehyde (shown below) can be oxidized with Jone’s reagent, but not benzophenone. Why? Please explain it with less than 15 words.

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