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Yes. More air in the Basketball will make it bounce higher.

Yes. Replacing the air with even a lighter gasses, such as helium, results in a higher bounce.

It follows that, removing air or using heavier gasses to inflate a ball will result in a lower bounce.

YES. Adding more air to the ball lessens the particles in the ball to bounce around.

Putting more air in a basket ball will definitely make it bounce higher. If you put light gasses in it like helium then it will bounce even higher. If you take air out of it, it will bounce lower.After a while of putting air in a basketball it starts to bounce lower.

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Will more air inside of a basketball make it bounce higher?

yes it will imangine a flat basketball will it bounce? not at all.

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What is the independent variable Will more air in a basketball make it bounce higher?

Yes it will because the pressure in the ball will push it up and down

WHY Will more air inside of a basketball make it bounce higher?

The pressure in the ball will push against the ground causing it the force the ball upwards

Why does a basketball bounce higher than a baseball?

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If the bungee cord gets longer what force will make you bounce higher and why will you bounce higher?

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Does the basketball bounce higher with more air?

Yes The More Air The Higher The Bounce. Yes because the air gets pushed from the bottom and it has to bring the air back up. So yes it does!

Why does a ball bounce higher when it has more air?

Yes. It make it bounce higher because without air it is flat so it won't bounce at all

How does the amount of a air in basketball affect its bounce?

The more air the higher it will bounce, the less air the lower it will bounce assuming the exact same amount of force is applied in each case. You do not want a ball that bounces too easily or one that is hard to make bounce. The reason it bounces higher with more air is because the outer cover is drawn tighter when more air is applied internally. The tighter the cover the higher it will bounce because it has more spring to it.

Why does a ball bounce higher than others?

it will bounce higher if there is more air. ex. Flat basketball- being flat, the ball will just hit the floor and will be pressed inwards on the spot it landed pumped basketball- being full of air, the ball hits the ground and like a flat basketball is pressed inwards. but because there's air in it, the air will make the ball retain its shape and bounce.

Does PSI affect how a basketball bounce?

Yes it does . Lower psi than needed to completely fill the ball would make it bounce less. More would makeitbounce a bit higher . But only to a certain point

Does a basketball bounce higher on a blacktop court or a hardwood floor?

A gym floor, the lacktop has more denseness and textures.

Does the type of basketball court affect the bounce height of the basketball?

it depends if they use different types of wood because different wood means different dencity ,and a more solid foundation for the ball to bounce higher

Conclusion of do basketball that are fully inflated bounce better than flatter ones?

Yes fully inflated balls bounce better and higher because they have more air in them.

What makes a basketball bounce higher?

when more pressure is applied to a basketball the ball bounces higher. your strength matters. if your strong, you throw the ball on the ground with all your might it will go very high. air inside the ball also matters. if 3/4 of the ball or less is full the ball will barely bounce. in fact there are chances it will not bounce at all no matter how strong you are. you need to make sure that the ball is full of air if you want it to bounce

How high will a basketball bounce on concrete grass and carpet?

A basketball will bounce more on concrete because it is a flatter surface then carpet and grass