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    Orville and Wilbur Wright's "trial and error" learning

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    In which ways did Orville and Wilbur Wright overcome adversity and achieve success? In which ways do Orville and Wilbur Wright represent the concept of "trial and error learning"?

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    Orville and Wilbur Wright - exploring the concept of "trial and error learning

    Orville and Wilbur Wright overcame diversity by, first of all, not dropping their dreams to fly and graciously receiving the encouragement received by a special friend and mentor, Octave Chantue. The encouragement reaffirmed them that they not only had the knowledge of aeronautics, but that it was their duty to continue. This bolstered their resolve to look beyond their concerns and to continue with their research.

    To defray the cost, they did their experiments on paper, rather than building models. Also, before building, they ensured the correctness of their calculations. Moreover, the ...

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    This solution explores, how through "trial and error learning", Orville and Wilbur Wright built the first functional airplane. Further, the solution examines the concept behind "trial and error" learning, and what the process means to success.