0

# What does the air in a basketball do?

Updated: 8/17/2019

Wiki User

14y ago

Wiki User

14y ago

Earn +20 pts
Q: What does the air in a basketball do?
Submit
Still have questions?
Related questions

### 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 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.

### Is a basketball a gas?

both because Basketball is hard and it air.

### Why does a basketball need to be filled with air?

A basketball needs to be filled with air because if you didn't it wouldn't bounce.

### 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.

No No No!!!!!!!!

### Is a basketball a solid or gas?

both because basketball is hard and it air.

### 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.

### Why is a basketball bouncy?

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