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# Would the weight of a basketball affect the bounce?

Updated: 9/27/2023

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11y ago

Bounce is affected by the elasticity of the ball and its internal pressure. The more elastic and optimum pressure, the better the bounce. However, weight is another factor, a heavy ball with the same elasticity and internal pressure as another ball will not bounce as high since force is a function of mass and velocity.

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14y ago

size/shape- amount of air resistance

weight - amount of gravity

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