Trial and error is a form of learning and problem solving that involves trying something to see what works and what doesn't.
LearningTrial and error is a basic type of learning. It is essential in early childhood when other learning skills such as reading aren't yet available.
Risk TakingTrial and error is a form of risk taking that requires trying something that may fail.
AmbiguityA tolerance for ambiguity is required for trial and error as results are unknown.
Fail WellFail well is the practice of designing experiments to fail quickly, cheaply and safely in order to minimize the cost and risks of testing. This allows you to experiment frequently to support strategy, problem solving and decision making.
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