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will a Basketball or a tennis ball bounce higher with more air?

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It really depends how hard you bounce either one, but i think the tennis ball.

it depends how hard the ball hits the ground a basketball would deffinetly bounce higher than a tennis ball

The Tennis ball is smaller and has less weight than a basketball. The tennis ball will also have less drag.

Test is!. A tennis ball is going to bounce higher.

A tennis ball because it is smaller so it contains less air, causing it to bounce higher.

A tennis ball does bounce higher!!!:]] x

A tennis ball will bounce the highest because it is smaller. The smaller amount of mass that it has the more it will bounce and the higher it would get. For example, when you put air into a ball the more mass it builds up but, when the ball is flat it would not bounce.

The tennis ball will bounce higher in hot weather than in cold weather.

A heated tennis ball bounces higher because the hot air inside the ball is lighter than the air around the ball therefore giving the tennis ball the ability to bounce higher.

Yes, provided that we bounce the tennis ball with enough force. Newton's laws of motions comes into play, stating that each force creates an equal and opposite reaction.

i know that a basketball will because if it has nothing in it, it won't bounce. right? but when you put more helium in, it will bounce high. but if you put to much in it, it might explode!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

A new tennis ball will bounce higher. Old tennis balls are considered "dead."

No, a room temperature ball does not bounce higher than a heated tennis ball. In fact, the heated tennis ball will bounce higher than its room temperature counterpart. This is because tennis balls rely on a high pressure internal pocket of air for their bounce. Heating the tennis ball would increase the pressure of the air inside the ball (pressure varies as temperature) which would cause the tennis ball to bounce higher. This holds (albeit for different reasons) for most solid balls as well, such as baseballs.

Due to the fact that a tennis ball is traveling at a higher speed when dropped from a higher height, it will rebound with greater speed and bounce higher.

a wet tennis ball doesn't bounce as high, so the dry one will bounce higher

Yes, this is because when the tennis ball is in a heated environment warm air enters through the ball and because the temperature gets higher, the tennis ball would get bigger. When the tennis ball is bigger it would bounce higher.

In theory, yes, however the largest effect of the temperature will be on the court. The hotter the surface is, the higher the ball will bounce.

A softer ground, such as clay, will decrease the bounce of a tennis ball, a harder ground, such as concrete, will make the ball bounce higher.

because a tennis ball is not used for bouncing. it's used just to hit so there for it has no reason to bounce. And also it's material is different and it does not bounce off air being inside of it. ( ha smart ain't i )

The dry tennis ball will bounce higher, if you use the same amount of force, the wet tennis ball will slide a bit when it hits the ground and bounce lower. In short, the weight of the water will make the tennis ball heavier, with the weight of the water keeping it from bouncing as high.

if it is rough it will bounce lower and it is smooth it will bounce higher

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