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Unformatted text preview: in offering to sell Martin a ranch for $80,000 cash.
Lemon’s letter indicated that the offer would remain open until February 15 if Martin mailed
$100 by January 10. On January 5, Martin mailed $100 to Lemon. On January 30, Martin
telephoned Lemon stating that she would be willing to pay $60,000 for the ranch. Lemon
refused to sell at that price and immediately placed the ranch on the open market. On February
6, Martin mailed Lemon a letter accepting the original offer to buy the ranch at $80,000. The
following day, Lemon received Martin’s acceptance. At that time the ranch was on the market
for $100,000. Which of the following is correct?
Martin’s mailing of $100 to Lemon on January 5 failed to grant an option.
Martin’s call on January 30 automatically terminated the January 1 offer.
Placing the ranch on the market constituted an effective revocation of the offer of January 1. d. Martin’s letter of February 6 formed a binding contract based on the original terms of Lemon’s
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This test prep was uploaded on 03/29/2014 for the course BUL 3130 taught by Professor Schupp during the Fall '12 term at UNF.
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