# Does changing the size of a basketball affect ho high it bounces?

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###### 2013-02-27 20:53:49

First: I think you mean *how

Second: Yes it should. I have not tested this myself but i think it would. because the bigger Basketball the more materials needed so making it heavier. PEACE!

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