# Kite Patterns

## Solution

This shows the kites, the name of the person, and the fraction shaded:

name | Menelik | Mindy | Dan | Yan | Ethan |
---|---|---|---|---|---|

fraction |

## Explanation

- The kites that Dan and Ethan are flying have the same number of parts.

These 2 kites have the same number of parts.

They must belong to Dan and Ethan.

Read more clues to find out who has each kite. - Yan's kite has the greatest number of parts but it has the least amount shaded.
This kite has the greatest number of parts.

It has 8 parts, but only 1 part is shaded.

It must be Yan's.

- Mindy's kite has shaded.
This kite has 5 parts.

Just 1 part is shaded.

That is .

This is Mindy's kite.

- Menelik's kite has more shaded than Mindy's kite.
It must be this kite, because the other kite with more shaded than Mindy's belongs to Ethan or Dan.

- Ethan's kite has the most shaded of all.
Clue 1 says that one of these 2 kites is Ethan's.

This one has the most shaded.

It must be Ethan's.