Forget conventional ways of solving math questions. In DS, Variable approach is the easiest and quickest way to find the answer without actually solving the problem. Remember equal number of variables and independent equations ensures a solution.
In a certain class, one student is to be selected at random to read. What is the probability that a boy will read?
(1) Two-thirds of the students in the class are boys.
(2) Ten of the students in the class are girls.
In general, when one con is number and the other con is ratio, it is most likely that ratio is an answer. Also, since fraction=proability, que:probability and in 1) 2/3:fraction. Therefore, the answer is A.
-> from con 1) and con 2), if one of the conditions is given by numbers and the other is given by ratio (percent,fraction), then the condition with ratio (percent,fraction) value has higher chance of being the answer.
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