To play the A Major chord, place the middle finger on the 2nd fret of the top g-string and index finger on the 1st fret of the C-string. Let the other strings ring open.
The A major chord contains the notes A-C#-E.
To build an A major chord, take the major triad formula (1-3-5) and apply it to the A major scale (A, B, C#, D, E, F#, G#).
Identify the first, third, and fifth scale degrees in the A major scale which are A-C#-E.
Watch the following video to learn how to play an A major chord on ukulele.
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