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2012-02-10 00:40:53
2012-02-10 00:40:53

Gravity affects the bounce of a Basketball because if there is gravity, the basketball will come back down after it bounces. But if there is no gravity, the basketball will bounce and travel indefinitely upwards and never come back down until a gravitational force pulls the basketball towards it.


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Gravity brings the basketball towards Earth.

The pressure from the air inside of it

Yes. If it is colder the ball will bounce less than when it is warmer.

Because when something is not inflated fully then it is partially flat. Which will affect its ability to bounce

Several factors affect the bounce of a basketball including the height that it was dropped from. The bounce factor includes elasticity, air pressure, force applied to it, and how rigid the surface is that the ball is bounced on.

it depends if the softball is heavier than the baketball then no it will bounce lower. If a basketball is heavier than a softball it will bounce higher because of gravity

Answer Yes. A basketball with no air will not bounce as much as a basketball with the right amount of air .

Because the temprature is responsible for the pressure inside the ball.

The leather is put on the basketball for grip, wear and tear, and consistency. The bounce of the ball comes from the rubber bladder that the leather is surrounding. Air pressure and the quality of the ball effect it's bounce more than the leather.

yes, if under it will not bounce correctly and i fover inflated sometimes ball become deformd causing bubbles.

you bounce a ball in basketball by hitting the ball against the ground.

it depends if they use different types of wood because different wood means different dencity ,and a more solid foundation for the ball to bounce higher

Yes. If the surface is soft the basketball will not bounce as high, but if the surface is like a gym floor the basketball will bounce extrememly well. Also you have into consideration the force of friction. The more friction the surface can produce the slower the ball will go.

Helium will make a basketball bounce higher because when it is put into the basketball the air particles move faster and faster causing the basketball to bounce higher.

The air in a basketball lets the basketball bounce.

the asphault does not make the basketball bounce.when the gravity and air pressure combined hit the ground or a hard surface it changes the directional flow of energy

Everything the basketball does after it leaves the hand is the result of the forces acting on it and its velocity achieved from the hands launching it. The force that acts on the basketball is the force of gravity.

Yes. A full basketball with medium to high pressure will clearly bounce higher than a flat basketball with low pressure.

no basketball can't not bounce with rubbing alcohol because that is not something that can bounce a basket ball. I am just using my opinion

Well, obviously kinematics, gravity, and velocity affect basketball. Especially when you're shooting the ball.

yes it will imangine a flat basketball will it bounce? not at all.

the ball wont bounce high enough for you to bounce it.

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