Jill and Karl contracted for the sale of Jill's horse for $1,000. Unknown to either party, the horse has already died. Karl is required to pay because Karl assumed the risk the horse might die.
Al offers to sell Bart his bike for $200. Bart says, "Ok, I accept, but I sure wish I could have gotten it for less." Bart has communicated a counteroffer.
Revocations are effective upon being put into the course of transmission to the offerree.
One of the elements of fraudulent misrepresentation is the innocent party's reliance on the misrepresentation.
The mailbox rule holds the acceptance is effective when received by the offeror or a duly authorized agent of the offeror.
terminates the offer
terminates the offeree's power of acceptance
generally continues the negotiations on the offeree's terms
all of the above
Through fraudulent means, Frank induces Ethel to sign a contract to invest with him the profits of her business. When Ethel learns the truth, she may
only enforce the contract
only recover what she invented with Frank
Enforce the contract or recover what she invested with Frank
take no action
Oscar offered to buy Felix's vacation cabin on the Upper Peninsula of Michigan for $45,000. Oscar's offer was transmitted by surface mail October 15th and required Felix reply in the same manner. Felix received the offer on the 19th and sent his acceptance on the 20th. Oscar, rethinking his action, sent a letter to Felix on October 16th revoking his previous offer. As of October 20th, the parties
do not have a contract by reason of Oscar's attempt to revoke his offer
do not have a contract because Felix's acceptance has not been received by Oscar
are bound to a contract on the terms in Oscar's offer
are bound to a contract on the terms in Oscar's offer, and Oscar's revocation will result in a breach of that contract when received
Which of the following is NOT a requirement for a firm offer?
The offeror must be a merchant
The offeree must be a merchant
The offer must be in a signed writing
All of the above are requirements for a firm offer
Owen, a famous chef, sells to Pat a restaurant Owen closed years ago. Pat discovers a collection of Owen's recipes, which are considered valuable, in the restaurant. In a suit to obtain the recipes, Owen will likely
not prevail because he should have known the recipes were in the restaurant
not prevail because the sale of a restaurant includes everything in it
prevail because there was no mutual assent
prevail because the sale of a restaurant includes nothing in it