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Q & A: bouncing soap

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Most recent answer: 12/19/2010
Does covering a ball in soap affect the bounce height?
- Tab-Tab (age 11)
Kearneysville, WV, USA
This is the sort of question which is perfect for an experiment. There's no general principle involved, so far as we know. The answer may well depend on:
1. what type of ball
2. what type of soap


The ingredients for the experiment are easily available. Just do it!

Mike W.

(published on 12/19/2010)

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