What Makes a Basketball Bounce?


What makes a basketball bounce is several forces included gravity. The compressed air inside the ball causes the ball to react against gravity and the ground when it hits the ground.
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When a ball hits a surface, its kinetic energy deforms its shape. This same energy also goes into pushing the ball back up. The material and the amount of air pressure in a ball affects its ability to bounce.
The greater the air pressure, the bouncier a ball will be.
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