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Ch 11: Contracts - Scopes and Meanings: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Contracts: Scopes and Meanings chapter of this College-Level Introductory Business Law Help and Review course is the simplest way to master contract scopes and meanings. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of contract scopes and meanings.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering college business material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn college business topics. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding essential contract terms or working with related rules
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning business content (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about contract scopes and meanings
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra business learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Contracts: Scopes and Meanings chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Contracts: Scopes and Meanings chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any contract scopes and meanings question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a Contracts: Scopes and Meanings unit of a standard college business course. Topics covered include:

  • Certainty of terms
  • Rules of construction and interpretation in law
  • Implied terms in contracts
  • Parol evidence rule and four corners
  • Three forms of conditions in contracts and how conditions are excused

6 Lessons in Chapter 11: Contracts - Scopes and Meanings: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Certainty of Terms: Definition and Terminology

1. Certainty of Terms: Definition and Terminology

In order to form a legally binding contract, you must first have a valid offer. A valid offer must contain definite and certain terms. This lesson discusses the key requirements of a valid offer.

Rules of Construction and Interpretation in Law

2. Rules of Construction and Interpretation in Law

Sometimes a contract dispute will end up in court. A court must examine and interpret the contract in order to determine what the parties intended. This lesson explores how courts determine the parties' intent.

Implied Terms in a Contract: Definition & Explanation

3. Implied Terms in a Contract: Definition & Explanation

Sometimes a contract dispute will end up in court. A court must examine and interpret the contract. Often, a court will imply certain terms in order to clarify the contract. This lesson explores the use of implied terms.

Parol Evidence Rule: Definition, Examples & Purpose

4. Parol Evidence Rule: Definition, Examples & Purpose

Often, a court will rule that a written contract represents the entire agreement between the parties. Other contract evidence won't be permitted or enforced. This is called the parol evidence rule. This lesson explains the rule and how it works.

Conditions in Contracts: Definition & Forms

5. Conditions in Contracts: Definition & Forms

The conditions of a contract determine the parties' obligations. A condition is an act or an event that affects the parties' contractual duties. There are three different forms of contract conditions. This lesson explores each of those conditions.

How Contract Conditions are Excused

6. How Contract Conditions are Excused

A contract condition is an act or an event that affects the parties' contractual duties. A condition determines the parties' obligations, but sometimes a condition can be excused. This lesson explains the different ways that a contract condition can be excused.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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