According to the Spirit, the golden rectangle has influenced both ancient and modern cultures in many ways. Sterling Holloway, Ivan, Mischa. Pythagoras’ mathematical discoveries are, as the Spirit explains, the basis of today’s music, and that music would not exist without “eggheads”. A geometric bird recites almost perfectly the first 15 digits of pi. Goofs During the “imagination” segment towards the end, the Spirit says to put a triangle in a perfect circle, and then turn the triangle. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The pentagram and pentagon are then shown to be found in many flowers and animals, such as the petunia , the star jasmine , the starfish , the waxflower , and with the help of the inside of a nautilus shell, the Spirit explains that the magic proportions of the golden section are often found in the spirals of nature’s designs, quoting Pythagoras:

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Donald in Mathmagic Land is a minute Donald Duck educational featurette released on June 26, This “mighty strange” fantasy land contains trees with square rootsa stream flowing with numbersand a walking pencil that plays tic-tac-toe. He is then forced to fight the giant for real.

After some mental house-cleaning, Donald plays with a circle and a triangle in his mind, he spins them to make them respectively into a sphere and a coneand then he discovers useful inventions such as the wheeltrainmagnifying glassdrillspringpropellerand telescope.


donald duck in mathmagic land video

Themes of Lewis Carroll ‘s Through the Looking-Glass are scattered throughout the chess scene; Carroll himself was both a writer and a mathematician. After shaking hands with Pythagoras, who then vanishes, Donald finds on his hand a pentagramthe symbol of the secret Pythagorean society.

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donald duck in mathmagic land video

Donald learns that mathematics applies not only to nature, architecture, and music, but also to games that are played on geometrical surfaces, including chessbaseballivdeobasketballhopscotchand three-cushion billiards. Ben and Me Modern painters have also rediscovered the magic of the golden rectangles.

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Donald Duck: Mathmagic land (DISNEY)

The film was directed by Hamilton Luske. Mickey and maghmagic Beanstalk Archived from the original on April 7, Clarence Nash Paul Frees. He hides out in a cabin and, The extended billiards scene, which features a non-speaking live actor, shows the calculations involved in the game’s “diamond system”, and Donald finally learns how to do the calculations, spectacularly hitting ten cushions in a single shot. When a hungry wolf starts blowing down some pigs’ houses, they take refuge in their sensible brother’s brick house.


Even if there are minor flaws with the story and ending there is so much that compensates. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Three Little Pigs Share this Rating Ducm Paintings such as the Mona Lisa and various sculptures such as the Venus de Milo contain several golden rectangles.

Donald Duck: Mathmagic land (DISNEY)─影片 Dailymotion

Toot, Whistle, Plunk and Boom Donald in Mathmagic Land A delivery stork mistakenly delivers Lambert, a lion cub, to ln flock of sheep. Can Mickey, Donald, and Goofy find the answer in the irritable Willie the Giant’s magnificent castle up in the blue sky? You must be a registered user to use the IMDb rating plugin. Donald’s goes on an adventure in which it is explained how mathematics can be useful in real life.

The use of the golden rectangle is found in modern architecture, such as the United Nations building in New York City. Peter and the Wolf According to the Spirit, the golden rectangle has influenced both ancient and modern cultures in many ways.