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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.

In which of the following frames of reference is the baseball observed to have the greatest velocity?

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A

The frame of reference of the cart.

B

The frame of reference of the person watching the cart.

C

The velocity of the baseball is the same in both frames of reference and is positive.

D

The velocity of the baseball is the same in both frames of reference and is zero.

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