ANSWERS-CH12 - CHAPTER 12 CONSIDERATION ANSWERS TO CHAPTER...

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CHAPTER 12 CONSIDERATION ANSWERS TO CHAPTER 12 True-False Multiple Choice 1. F 2. T 3. F 4. T 5. F 6. F 7. T 8. T 9. F 10. T 11. c 12. c 13. d 14. a 15. b 16. d 17. c 18. a 19. d 20. c 21. b Short Essay 22. Tom should win if he can convince the court that consideration for the promise was his giving up something he had the legal right to do (smoking.) If Tom is a minor, he cannot claim consideration because he could not legally smoke. 23. The Monroe Brothers should lose their case because there was no consideration for Douglas's promise to pay the additional $2,500. The plaintiffs' contract with Douglas would have contained at least an implicit (if not express) duty to construct the addition in a reasonably workmanlike manner. Obviously, the Monroe Brothers did not fulfill this duty if the walls of the addition collapsed almost immediately after the addition was completed. Therefore, when they promised to put up the walls again in return for Douglas's promise to pay $2,500, they were really only promising to comply with their
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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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ANSWERS-CH12 - CHAPTER 12 CONSIDERATION ANSWERS TO CHAPTER...

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