In the event of an ambiguous term the court can look

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[In the event of an ambiguous term, the court can look to the parties' course of performance and dealing, or look to custom usage and trade. In this scenario, the relationship between U.S. Bank and RMS has been short-term; therefore, the court would likely look to custom usage and trade in the industry.]
12.) Cathy promises to buy Mark's car for $2,000. Cathy is:
13.) Kristoff wants to sell his collection of shoes and offers to sell them to Marcus, who just got paid. Marcus is hesitant to accept, but Kristoff lets Marcus know that if he doesn't accept, then there may be trouble. Fearing that Kristoff means to physically harm Marcus, or rob him, Marcus accepts the offer. Will a court enforce this contract?
14.) Bradley is sitting on his porch enjoying his very large front yard and drinking a lemonade when Chris, a kid from down the street, shows up and starts mowing Bradley's yard. Bradley waves and smiles. Chris is mowing the lawn for money, but Bradley doesn't know it (and shouldn't know it because their two families often do nice things for each other without pay). Chris may be able to recover money from the courts on the basis of:
15.) Jim and Kathy have a contract with a term that is not clear. Kathy and Jim both have a different interpretation of the contract. If Kathy wrote the contract, a court will: a. evaluate both interpretations and develop a reasonable interpretation that is somewhere in between. b. call in a third party to develop a reasonable interpretation. c. accept Kathy's interpretation because she wrote the contract and should know what she meant. d. accept Jim's interpretation because Kathy wrote the contract. Answer: d. accept Jim's interpretation because Kathy wrote the contract.
[Because Kathy wrote the contract, she is responsible for the ambiguity, so the court will interpret it in Jim's 3
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