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Default Finding port length on odd shapes?

I've always wondered this but never run into a situation where I needed to know....until now. How do you find the port length on an odd shape using a port calculator?
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find the sq inches of the port area. ie. if its triangle. width by height divided by 2 and then find sq rt of this number and use a port calculator at with width by height of that number.

doesnt neccesarily have to be sq rt. could be two numbers that multiply together to reach the area.
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This will not be exact, as the shape of the port and its interaction to internal walls plays a part in the role , but this will get you close enough that you wont hear a different to the ear.
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I figured that. Just wondered if there was a "correct" way. Thanks.
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just make sure that the port is uniform throughout
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Back in math classes when you were saying "I'm never going to use any of this crap", this is when you need to use that crap.
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Back in math classes when you were saying "I'm never going to use any of this crap", this is when you need to use that crap.
Lol. Fortunately I was never that student. The class I was in, we were learning trig and precal freshman year.
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