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Shown is a person stationary in their frame of reference watching a moving cart. On the moving cart is a second person who remains stationary on the cart in their frame of reference. The cart is moving with $\text{velocity} = v$. The person on the cart throws a baseball with $\text{velocity} = 0.5v$ in the frame of reference of the cart.

Which of the following values is the observed velocity of the baseball in both frames of reference?

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A

Frame of Reference of Cart: $0.5v$
Frame of Reference of Stationary Person: $1.5v$

B

Frame of Reference of Cart: $1.5v$
Frame of Reference of Stationary Person: $0.5v$

C

Frame of Reference of Cart: $v$
Frame of Reference of Stationary Person: $1.5v$

D

Frame of Reference of Cart: $0$
Frame of Reference of Stationary Person: $v$

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