Future Tech D manufactures and sells technical business equipment Robin P tells

Future tech d manufactures and sells technical

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7.Future Tech (D) manufactures and sells technical business equipment. Robin (P) tells D’s sales representative that she wants to buy a computer with enough speed to run a new engineering graphics program, and asks the sales representative to select a suitable computer for her. D examines the program and sells P an Architex One computer with a CPU speed of only 433 megahertz, even though a speed of at least 933 megahertz is required to run the graphics program. P demands her money back after realizing that while the computer has enough speed to run most programs, it is not fast enough to run her graphics program. D refuses to provide a refund and P sues.Which of the following statements is true? (a)P will probably win because D has breached an express warranty(b) P will probably win because D has breached an implied warranty of merchantability(c)P will probably win because D has breached an implied warranty of fitness (d) P will probably win because D is strictly liable
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(e)P will probably loseAnswersCorrect answer to #1: (e) When making an ethical decision, one should consider the impact on those who will be affected by the decision (such as the company’s shareholders, employees, and customers). It is equally important to be creative and think of different ways to achieve the stated goal (reducing labor costs). In this case, lowering wages is one alternative to relocating operations to Mexico.Correct answer to #2: (c)The best answer is “cognitive dissonance,” which refers to the difficulty individuals have accurately processing information that contradicts their pre-existing views. Correct answer to #3: (b) D’s liability depends on whether he proximately caused Marion’s injuries. Marion must prove that the “but for” test and the “foreseeability” test are satisfied. Even if Marion can show that the “but for” test has been met (Marion would not have been injured if D had
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