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Greatest Tangent

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The figure below shows shadows from a light post ($ {\overline { AG } } $) cast by the sun at different elevations during various times of the day (as represented by $\overline { AB }$, $\overline { AC } $, $ \overline { AD } $, $ \overline { AE } $, and $ \overline { AF }$).

Of the angles listed below (which are created by the rays of the sun and the shadows produced), which angle’s tangent is the greatest?

A

$ {\angle ABG} $

B

$ {\angle ACG} $

C

$ {\angle ADG} $

D

$ {\angle AEG} $

E

$ {\angle AFG} $