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# Which direction will ball spin when it hits the ground?

Updated: 9/27/2023

Detaurusa

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A ball doesn't start spinning just because it has hit the ground. It might roll or bounce but not spin. If it does then it depends on the spin you put on it before it hits the ground.

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