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Yes, it does with out air pressure the Basketball will not bounce high as it's supposed to. It might also not bounce at all.

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Q: Does it matter how much air pressure is in a basketball?
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How much air pressure is in a 28.5 basketball?


How much air pressure is in a regular basketball?


How much does a basketball weigh in kilos?

1.5 Kilos is the heaviest a basketball can weigh, if aired up to its highest possible air pressure. But at recommended air pressure a basketball will weigh about 800 grams.

How much air pressure should a basketball have?

7 to 9lbs.

What would happen if there was to much air pressure in a basketball?

It would have too much bounce.

How much air pressure do you need in your basketball?

enough to make it bounce

How much air pressure should a NBA basketball have?

15 lbs

What is the best air pressure for a basketball?

I know from experience that the best air pressure for bouncing a basketball is as full as you can get it.

Why does pumping air into a basketball increase the pressure inside the ball?

Pressure is the ratio of mass per volume. Adding more air (mass) into the fixed volume of the ball increases the pressure inside it. A basketball cannot expand much even when the pressure inside is higher than the outside air.

How does air pressure affect the number of basket bounces?

The more air pressure within a basketball, the more capable it is to bounce efficiently, rather than a basketball with little air pressure.

What is the air pressure in a basketball?

air pressure is what give the ball its weight and its bounce

Does it matter how much air is in your basketball?

yes because if it has too much air it will either bounce high or explode and if it has not enough air it wont bounce very well

What state of matter is a basketball?

The basketball itself is in a solid state of matter and the air inside of it is in a gaseous state of matter.

How large a room of air is packed into a basketball at 8psi?

The answer depends on the pressure when the air is let out of the basketball.

What effect does air pressure have on the bounce of a basketball?

the more air pressure that better it bounces

How does the amount of air pressure in a basketball affect how high the basketball bounces?

Basketballs are inflated with air to make them bounce. When inflated, the basketball's elastic bladder is capable of rebounding when dropped or dribbled on a hard surface. In general, the higher the air pressure is inside the basketball, the higher it will bounce.

Does the air temperature in a basketball matter whether its cold or hot?

Yes; hot air takes up more space, so there would be more pressure on the inside of the ball.

What is the inside pressure of a basketball?


How much air pressure is put into a basketball?

Usually for standard basketballs it's about 7-9 lbs.

Does the air pressure inside a basketball affect how high the basketball bounces the hypothesis?

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

What is the proper air pressure in an NBA basketball?

== == The proper air pressure in an NBA basketball is around 7 1/12 to 8 1/2 lbs.

What will happen to the air pressure in a basketball when it is let out?

it will go into the air

What two ways can you measure air pressure?

Use a Baromitic Measurer And Use something that can show how much air there is! Ex : basketball pumper!

It pops because of how much air there is in. The air takes over and makes the basketball rip. Too much air can cause a reaction to the basketball. Why does a basketball pop?

a basketball is kinda like a ballon if it has to much air it pops

What is the suitable air pressure in a basketball?

NBA regulation requires to be 7.5 to 8.5 pounds in air pressure.:)