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10.Tom and Zeke enter into a contract for Tom to paint Zekes

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10.Tom and Zeke enter into a contract for Tom to paint Zeke's house for $1,000. The contract doesn't specify a time for performance by Tom. Six years later, Tom shows up with a bucket of paint, paints the house, and demands payment. Which of the following is true?

A. The contract violates the statute of frauds.
B. The contract was unenforceable because it didn't specify a time for performance.
C. Tom breached the contract because he didn't perform within a reasonable time.
D. Tom couldn't have breached the contract because the contract didn't specify a time for performance, and he did do the painting work.

11.Barb and Ned exchange e-mails in which Barb agrees to paint Ned's house for $1,000. Which of the following statements is true?

A. The contract can't be enforced because there's no handwritten signature.
B. The contract is unenforceable due to the statute of frauds.
C. The contract is enforceable.
D. The contract can't be enforced because electronic contracts aren't legally binding.

12.Which of the following is an example of discharge by impossibility?

A. Jason agrees to paint Sheila's house for $1,000. Sheila later tells Jason that she won't pay him. As a result, Jason decides not to paint.
B. Jason agrees to paint Sheila's house for $1,000. Jason paints, but before Sheila pays him, she files bankruptcy. As a result, Jason doesn't get paid.
C. Jason agrees to paint Sheila's house for $1,000. Before Jason can paint, Sheila's house burns down.
D. Jason agrees to paint Sheila's house for $1,000. Sheila changes her mind and asks Jason not to paint. Jason agrees.
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