21 kg of rice ‘A is purchased for Rs. 6/kg while 30 kg of rice ‘B’ is purchased for Rs. 7/kg. If the mixture of the both types of rice is sold at Rs. 7/kg, then find the profit/loss incurred to the seller.

Total cost price = 21 × 6 + 30 × 7 = Rs. 336

Total selling price = (21 + 30) × 7 = Rs. 357

Profit earned = 357 – 336 = Rs. 21

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