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F Minor Pentatonic Scale

This guitar scale reference contains the notes, formula, structure, and positions for the F Minor Pentatonic scale. For an in-depth lesson on the minor pentatonic scale, see Minor Pentatonic Scale Positions.

Notes of F Minor Pentatonic Scale

The F Minor Pentatonic Scale contains two natural notes and three flats.

F – A♭ – B♭ – C – E♭

Scale Formula

IntervalsRootMinor 3rdPerfect 4thPerfect 5thMinor 7th
NotesFA♭B♭CE♭

Scale Positions

The diagrams below outline the 5 CAGED positions for the F Minor Pentatonic scale.

Position 1

F minor pentatonic scale position 1

Position 2

F minor pentatonic scale position 2 diagram

Position 3

F minor pentatonic scale position 3 diagram

Position 4

F minor pentatonic scale position 4 diagram

Position 5

F minor pentatonic scale position 5 diagram

Relative and Parent Scales

Relative Major of F Minor Pentatonic: A♭ Major Pentatonic | A♭ – B♭ – C – E♭ – F

Parent Minor of F Minor Pentatonic: F Minor Scale | F – G – A♭ – B♭ – C – D♭ – E♭