Will More Air inside a Basketball Make It Bounce Higher?

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Pumping the basketball to the correct PSI will make it bounce optimally. It is not advised to overfill or underfill the basketball, however. In general, more air will make the ball bounce higher.
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The pressure in the ball will push against the ground causing it the force the ball upwards.
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The more pressure a basketball has inside it, the less its surface dents during a bounce and the more of its original energy it stores in the compressed air. Air stores and returns
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If you're meaning more air pressure in the ball it is because of the consequent reduced surface area
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Helium will make a basketball bounce higher because when it is put into the basketball the air particles move faster and faster causing the basketball to bounce higher.
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