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    I have a scenario I need to come up with some outcomes to in APA format. Below is the scenario at hand.

    Food mart, Inc. is a retail grocery store chain based in Any State; U.S.A. Food mart has stores throughout the United States. Brian McDonald works as the produce manager for the store in My Town, U.S.A. Jeremy Atwater, 17 years old, is spending his summer vacation working for Brian in the produce department.

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    At the end of the summer, Jeremy Atwater earned enough money to put a down payment on a car. He decides to continue working part-time during school to earn money for the car payments. Jeremy purchased a car from Smooth Sales Used Cars. Smooth did not ask Jeremy how old he was; the salesman assumed he reached the age of majority. Jeremy paid the down payment and signed a contract stating that he would make payments of $200 each month. Six months later, Jeremy lost his job and could no longer make the payments. Jeremy took the car to Smooth and said he wanted to cancel the contract, and that he wanted his money back. What are the possible outcomes? Compare and contrast potential legal and equitable remedies.

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    From the perspective of contract law. Jeremy cannot enter into a contract with Smooth Sales. He does not have the competence to do so. The only circumstance under which he may enter into the contract is for food, lodging, or necessities. The legal effect of this "contract" is that Jeremy may either enforce the contract or may void the contract. Since, Jeremy has decided to void the contract. Smooth Sales should take back the car and return the money ...

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