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

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Q: How much air pressure is put into a basketball?
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How much air is put into a basketball?

up to about 5 pounds

How does the air pressure in a room differ from the air pressure in a basketball?

Air pressure in a room is less than that of a basketball since it does not crush the basketball. Think of the crushed can experiment. If you empty a soda can, flip it upside down, put it (carefully) on a boiling pot of water, the can will fill with hot air. You then transfer the can on a container with cold water (making sure the opening of the can is covered with the cold water). You should see the can implode or at least the outside air pressure (since it's greater than that of the air pressure in the can) crush the can. Opposite of the basketball.

Will a basketball blow up if you put helium in it?

That all depends how much helium you put in it. A basketball should be able to take the same amount of pressure, whether it's pressure from air or helium. So, if you inflate it only to the recommended pressure, it should be a problem. The same amount of pressure of helium will be less mass, so in the end the basketball will be lighter, as you would probably expect, by a very small amount.

What is the right amount of air to put in a basketball?

put in enough to make it bounce but not to much!!hope you like my help good luck with your basketball!! ;)

What do you use to put air in a basketball?

A pump

Explain what happens inside the ball when you pump up a flat basketball?

As air fills the basketball, the pressure expands outward to make the outside of the ball feel harder. The valve on the outside of the ball allows the pump to put air in prevents air from escaping.

Does air around you pushes pressure on your body?

The air around you does put pressure on your body.

How does air in a basketball affect how you dribble?

If a basketball is flat, it gets stuck on the ground and goes nowhere. If you put alot of air in it, it might explode, so don't put too much. Put just about alot but not too much, the perfect amount almost, where you can poke it a little bit, and it goes really high.

How does a basketball air valve hold in the air?

Simply... the valve is a one way valve that lets in air one way but does not let air out. It it basically a hole with a flap on the inside. The flap closes when pressure is pushing out but opens when pressure is pushing in.. like when you put in the pump nozzle.

Does the amount of air in a basketball affect your shooting?

shaun carmicheal ain't got no shoot and he a turtle

How much pressure can you swing a baseball bat with?

Put a air pump in the end of the bat then start pumping this will get the pressure of your bat up.

How much air pressure do you put in the front fork on an 1985 Honda 200x?

Those are actually to let air pressure out that builds up while riding. If you add air to them they will get really stiff.

Will a basketball or tennis ball bounce higher with more air?

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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

How was air pressure put in first air gun?

with a hand pump

What is the force put on a giving area by the air above?

Air pressure

What make a basketball bounce higher helium or air?

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.

How do you measure the pressure in a tennis ball?

U need to put a valve in the ball, then measure the air pressure with an air pressure gauge.

How much air should be put in air shocks?

Most of these require 5 psi minimum Then pressure up to level vehicle. Do not exceed maximum allowable pressure. (usually 60 psi)

How much running is in basketball?

Depends on how much effort you put into playing.

Why does the air put pressure on us?

the air particles around us bounce of us.

The force put on a given area by the weight of the air above it is called?

air pressure

How much air pressure do you put into the tires of a Mercury Villager?

Usually 32 - 35 psi. The recommended pressure is on the sticker inside the driver's door in most cars.

Does leather affect the bounce of a basketball?

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.

How do you turn off tire pressure alarm?

put air in the tire

How much air should be put in a deep well bladder tank?

The air charge in a bladder tank should be 2 PSI below the pressure switch ON setting. In other words if the pressure switch is a 30-50, then the tank air should be 28. -If the pressure switch is the higher 40-60, then the tank air is 38. These tanks are all charged at the top and you can check air pressure there also.