[Tutor] What is a cricket match?

Jacob S. keridee at jayco.net
Thu Oct 28 05:15:25 CEST 2004

I have a simple question.

> its a leather ball, wooden wouldn't bounce (and these balls do)

Depending on the type of wood, the wooden balls could very well bouce.
Density plays a key factor in an objects ability to bounce.
Take, for example, a foam ball and a super ball.
The foam ball is far less dense (and I know that density is not the only
thing involved.) than the super ball because the super ball is a very dense
rubber. Foam balls loose a lot of energy when they impact because their low
density causes a very low amount of elasticity. High amounts of elasticity
will, as you remember, cause the objects to return to their normal state
more vigorously.
Anyway, wouldn't such a proposition indicate that exactly the opposite be

Jacob Schmidt

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