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What is the most common fingering for the pentatonic scale? Minor and major. All of them. I don't know about standards; there are lots of different fingerings you could use. I would like to know what is considered right.

I've experimented and got a consistent fingering for C, G, F# and F. I prefer this fingering. F# major pentatonic:

1-2-1, 3-4

Other people prefer for F#:

1-2-3, 1-2

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Also common, for jazz:

Play them as arpeggios.

Youtube example for playing them as arpeggios.

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