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The air in a Basketball lets the basketball bounce.

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Q: What does the air in a basketball do?
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How does the amount of air in a basketball affect how high it bounces?

Answer Yes. A basketball with no air will not bounce as much as a basketball with the right amount of air .

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

How much air does a basketball have in it?

A basketball need a lot of air because if it does not have any air how can it bounce.

What is inside a basketball?

Air is inside of a basketball.

Inside of a basketball?

Air is inside a basketball

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.

Does a full basketball weigh the same as a flat basketball?

No, because the full basketball includes the mass of the air, unless you don't include the air, then they are the same.

How much does a basketball weigh with and without air?

How much a basketball weighs depends on the size of the ball. A regular size 29.5 inch basketball weighs 22 ounces with air and without air.

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.

Need a sentence with the word basketball?

The basketball needed air. We played a game of basketball.

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.

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 basketball players appear to hang in the air?

Basketball players can appear to hang in the air when they hold onto the rim of the basket. This is a move that is popular among college basketball players, and professional basketball players.

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

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

What kind of air does a basketball have?

Just regular air.

Is a basketball solid or gas?

both because basketball is hard and it air.

What is the difference between a TF-1000 basketball and a TF-500 basketball?

It is the air and bounce

How does the rubber on a basketball effect the bounce of the basketball?

this is because rubber is flexable and it holds the air tightly so that no air can come out when it bounces

Is normal air in a basketball?

No No No!!!!!!!!

What is the differences between a flat basketball and a regular basketball?

A flat ball doesn't have a lot of air in it, so it doesn't bounce that well, where as a full basketball has less resistance, and therefore bounces higher. Basically, the difference is the amount of air in the basketball.

Why is a basketball bouncy?

Because, you see, the basketball is filled with AIR. Which makes it bounce.

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

it will go into the air

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.

Will more air outside a basketball make a basketball bounce higher?

If you mean OUTSIDE the basketball, then no. If you mean INSIDE the basketball, then yes.

Which basketball player has the nickname Air?

Michael Jordan has the nickname air "Air Jordan."