What is the pattern for pentatonic minor scales, I know that the pattern for major scales is "W W H WWW H. So what is the pattern in that short-hand for the minor scales?
Be aware that there are different minor scales. The main ones being:
*Pentatonic minor - WH W W WH W.
*Natural minor - W H W W H W W .
*Harmonic minor - W H W W H WH H.
*Melodic minor - W H W W W W H.
Melodic minor is shown as the jazz melodic, same up and down. The classical melodic, featured in a lot of exams, is shown rising. Going down, it is played as the natural minor.