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No, leather tends to be heavier

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Q: Is a rubber basketball heavier than a leather basketball?
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Is a rubber basketball beatter then a leather basketball?

A leather basketball is better than a rubber ball but if your playing outside the ground ruins the leather so a rubber ball is better when you are playing outside

Will a rubber basketball bounce higher than a leather basketball?

A rubber basketball will bounce higher than a leather basketball of equal internal pressure. The leather covering adds additional weight and is less flexible.

Does a rubber basketball bouce higher than a leather basketball?

Yes, a rubber basketball WILL bounce higher than a leather one, but leather balls generally have better grip and are mush easier to shoot and control on the dribble.

Is a leather basketball better than a rubber basketball?

Yes, it definitely is! it depends , if u play indoor then leather is the best option but if you play outdoor , rubber is the answer

Does a leather basketball make more noise than a rubber one?


Does a rubber basketball roll farther than a leather one?

never! they both have the same mass.

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.

Why is a beach ball heavier than a basketball?

Its because it has much more air than a basketball so it is heavier.

Is rubber heavier than polystyrene?


Is rubber better than leather?


Is leather heavier than cloth?

Often it is but it depend on the size of the slice of leather or cloth.

Do leather basketballs bounce higher than rubber basketballs?

I would say yes but it all depends on how much air is in the basketball in question.

Why is a bowling ball heavier than a basketball?

A bowling ball's density is greater than a basketball

Why are basketballs made of rubber and leather?

Basketballs are made using leather, composite leather or rubber as the covering. Rubber balls may be all rubber and can be used in water indoors and out. Leather and composite leather basketballs are indoor balls and more expensive. The leather balls give better grip are more uniform and retain their shape better than rubber.

How much heavier is a leather computer bag than a nylon or canvas one?

Leather computer bags are generally 1lb - 3lbs heavier than a nylon or canvas computer bag.

Are the rubber or plastic cases more durable than the leather cases?

The rubber (silicon) cases are more durable than the leather because it is very good at absorbing shock .

Why is a leather basketball beter than a ruber basketball?

it gives you a better grip on the ball

Is Leather Comfortable For Hiking?

no it is not because it is Heavier than some other boots

Does rubber bounce higher than leather?

why dont you try yourself.

Why is a basketball heavier than a soccer ball?

cause it weighs more

Is there a latex free basketball?

The best I've ever been able to find is a leather covered basketball. They are generally more expensive than a rubber ball and should only be used indoors, but they are great for people with latex allergies.

Which bounces higher a rubber basketball or a leather basketball?

It all depends on how much air there is inside, where you bounce it, and how you bounce it. Well if there were same amount of air, bounced on the same surface and with the same power, a rubber ball would bounce higher. But that doesn't mean a rubber basketball is simply better. People certainly would choose a leather basketball, because it looks better and has a better quality, and can last longer if played indoors. If you were looking for which is better, I would say that's totally upto you, whether you play indoors (a leather ball would be heaps better), or outdoors (a rubber ball is much better in this case). But if you were looking for which bounced higher, it is definitely rubber. This is because a rubber cover is harder than a leath covering. When something is harder, this allows to put more pressure when the ball hits the floor. This causes the ball to bounce higher.

Will a softball bounce higher than a baseball?

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

Why does it take more force to move a basketball than a feather?

becausevthe basletball is heavier.

Why does it takes less effort to throw a marble than a basketball?

Because - a basketball is much heavier - requiring more force to move it !