C D E F G A B Db Eb Gb Ab Bb C# D# F# G# A#
A A7 Amaj7 A6 A5 Am Am7 Am6 Asus4 Asus2 Aadd9 Aadd2

A minor slash C chord guitar

Diagram, notes and theoretical summary concerning A Minor with bass note C.


Am/C chord diagram

Full name: A minor slash C
Alternative name/abbreviation: Am 1st inversion
Type: Open chord
Notes in the chord: C, E, A

Relevant chords: Am/B, Am/D, Am/F, Am/F#, Am/G

Finger positions

This is how you place your fingers when playing this chord:

  • Index finger on 2nd string, 1st fret
  • Middle finger on 4th string, 2nd fret
  • Ring finger on 3rd string, 2nd fret.
  • Little finger on 5th string, 3rd fret.

This is one recommended fingering, although alternatives can be possible.

Matching shapes

Another chord that can be played identical to the chord shape of Am/C (X32210) is C6.