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Problem: A mosquito collides head-on with a car traveling at 60 mph. (a) Is the force of the mosquito on the car larger than, smaller than, or equal to the force of the car on the mosquito? (b) Is the magnitude of the acceleration of the mosquito larger than, smaller than, or equal to the magnitude of the car

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A mosquito collides head-on with a car traveling at 60 mph. 

(a) Is the force of the mosquito on the car larger than, smaller than, or equal to the force of the car on the mosquito? 

(b) Is the magnitude of the acceleration of the mosquito larger than, smaller than, or equal to the magnitude of the car

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