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# How long can a basketball bounce?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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14y ago

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.

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14y ago

the basketball can bounce for as long as it wants to or as much force was put into the basketball. try for yourself so go outside and do it. do it. do it.....do it today. the basketall should bounce more times the harder the force

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14y ago

Are you kidding me? Springs? No, its bladder is inflated to make it bounce...

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12y ago

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