ANSWERS-CH11 - Therefore, in view of the terms of the...

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CHAPTER 11 THE AGREEMENT: ACCEPTANCE ANSWERS TO CHAPTER 11 True-False Multiple Choice 1. F 2. F 3. F 4. T 5. T 6. F 7. F 8. T 9. F 10. F 11. b 12. d 13. b 14. c 15. b 16. d 17. c 18. d 19. c 20. a Short Essay 21. Libby should be entitled to a ham under one of two theories--because acceptance of a unilateral contract requires proof that she began performance, or that the offer’s power to revoke is suspended for a period of time necessary for her to complete performance. Answers to Student Study Guide and Workbook Questions 22
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22. Lane and Road do not have a contract even though Road sent her acceptance by an impliedly authorized means (mail) and even though acceptances communicated by an authorized means are normally effective on dispatch. The effective on dispatch rule does not apply if the offer states that an acceptance will be effective only on receipt by the offeror. Such language appeared in Lane's offer.
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Unformatted text preview: Therefore, in view of the terms of the offer, Road's acceptance could not have been effective until Lane received it. Lane properly revoked her offer--thus terminating it--before any acceptance by Road could have taken effect. Hence, the parties do not have a contract. 23. In recent years, many courts have tended to liberalize the common law's mirror image rule by holding that only material variances between an offer and a purported acceptance result in a rejection of the offer. UCC section 2-207 (the "battle of the forms" section) departs from the mirror image rule by effectively providing that what reasonably appears to be an acceptance will be treated as such even if it states terms that are different from or additional to those stated in the offer. Answers to Student Study Guide and Workbook Questions 23...
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This note was uploaded on 04/30/2010 for the course BUSLAW 301 taught by Professor Abu during the Spring '09 term at Abu Dhabi University.

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