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# Why does a tennis ball go farther and higher than a soccer ball with the same mass?

Updated: 10/27/2022

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That is because of air resistance. Since the soccer ball has a greater surface area (and holds the same shape as the tennis ball), it will see greater air resistance against that surface, thus slowing it and stopping it quicker.

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