Ch 11: Contracts: Scopes and Meanings: Tutoring Solution

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The Contracts: Scopes and Meanings chapter of this Introductory Business Law Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about contracts' scopes and meanings. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long and they teach all of the terminology, scopes and conditions of contracts required in a typical introductory business law course.

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  • Begin your assignment or other introductory business law work.
  • Identify the contracts' scopes and meanings concepts that you're stuck on.
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  • Struggle with understanding contract terminology, rules of construction, implied terms or any other scopes and meanings topic
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Learning Objectives

  • Get definitions for 'definite' and 'certain' and other key terms.
  • Learn how courts determine the parties' intent.
  • Study the reasons courts will imply certain terms to clarify a contract.
  • Understand the parol evidence rule.
  • Identify the three forms of conditions in contracts.
  • Find out how contract conditions are excused.

7 Lessons in Chapter 11: Contracts: Scopes and Meanings: Tutoring Solution
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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.

Restrictive Covenant: Definition & Example

7. Restrictive Covenant: Definition & Example

By working through this lesson, you can gain an understanding of restrictive covenants. Furthermore, you will review related terminology as well as an example designed to increase your comprehension.

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