The Minor Scale: W H W W H W W
What does this mean?
This is the pattern of whole and half steps that makes up a major scale. BUT i have never memorized it this way. I always remember it with numbers: the half steps are between 2 & 3 and 5 & 6. If your minor scale starts on A and ends on A (using all white keys) then the half steps are between B & C (that's 2 & 3) and E & F (that's 5 & 6).