There are two types of mixtures:
Homogeneous mixtures: It is a mixture that has a consistent color and texture. Every part of an homogeneous mixture has the same properties.
|Homogeneous mixture Fondant au Chocolat. Photo by Ly. H via flickr|
|Fruit Salad. Photo by: I, Bangin [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC BY 2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons|
The liquid components of a solution are called solvents. The other components are called solutes.