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when tennis balls get wet they get heavy and the bigger it is the less bounce.

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Q: Why do tennis balls lose their bounce when they get wet?
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Will a wet tennis ball bounce higher than a dry tennis ball?

no actually wet balls bounce lower and they spray water all around.


How high will a soaking tennis ball bounce?

A soaking tennis ball won't bounce high because it has become water-logged


Why can't a wet tennis ball bounce?

Tennis balls are porous, and will allow water to seep in. The water adds too much weight to the tennis ball, causing it to be too heavy to bounce, in addition to ruining the outer surface of the tennis ball.


Which one bounces higher a wet tennis ball or a tennis ball?

a wet tennis ball doesn't bounce as high, so the dry one will bounce higher


Will a wet tennis ball bounce better than a dry tennis ball?

No!!!!!


What falls faster dry tennis ball or a wet tennis ball?

Wet, because in has more weight on it. If a tennis ball is wet it can't bounce it just falls and stays on the ground.


How fast does a old tennis ball lose its bounce from a new tennis ball?

It depends on the quality and conditions of the tennis ball. If the ball is used frequently, in the rain, or if it got wet, it could wear out in a few days.


Does a tennis ball lose its bounce quicker when its wet?

Yes it does, the water accumulates in the ball, which causes it to get heavier and therefore doesn't bounce as high as a normal tennis ball. The ball also tends to slide on the courts when the ball hits the surface when hit with pace.


Does a wet tennis ball bounce lower than a dry one?

maybe


Why does a tennis balls lose their bounce?

When a tennis ball hits the ground, it gives off some of its kinetic energy (energy when moving) in the form of sound and friction. So, each times a tennis ball bounces, it loses energy. Also, air resistance slows it down when air-borne. Air resistance is the "friction" of the air and the object moving in the air. When a tennis ball gets wet our is left outside in the weather to long it becomes stiff and is not in its best condition to bounce very well.


Which tennis ball bounces higher a wet tennis ball or a dry tennis ball?

The dry tennis ball will bounce higher, if you use the same amount of force, the wet tennis ball will slide a bit when it hits the ground and bounce lower. In short, the weight of the water will make the tennis ball heavier, with the weight of the water keeping it from bouncing as high.


Does soaking a tennis ball in water affect its bounce?

A wet tennis ball is a ruined tennis ball. It does not bounce as high. You can dry a tennis ball quickly by hitting it against a chain-link fence repidly for a little while. Once the ball is dry, then you can use it again.

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