Bowling Balls Can Float

According to the United States Bowling Congress, bowling balls should all be between 67.83 cm and 68.59 cm in circumference. The maximum legal weight of a bowling ball is 7.27 kg (16 lbs).

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Key Facts In This Video

  1. All professional bowling balls are the same size. 00:33

  2. The density of water is about one gram per cubic centimeter. 01:21

  3. A 5.4-kilogram (12-pound) bowling ball will just barely float in water, while a 3.6-kilogram (8-pound) ball will be much more buoyant. 02:27

Written by Curiosity Staff June 11, 2015

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