There are four common types of mixture in verbal problems of Algebra.
Solution is a homogeneous mixture formed by dissolving a substance (solute) in another substance (solvent). A common example is the salt as solute and water as solvent forming into one phase called brine or saline water.
An alloy is a solid solution formed by fusing two or more metallic elements. A common alloy is bronze which is the product of fusing iron and copper.