F chord inversions
Try in a chord progression
F/A - Bb - C - Dm
F/C - Bb - Am
Theory of the F/A and F/C chords
Both chords consist of the notes F, A, C. The difference is that the order of notes shifts. A is the bass note in the first inversion and C is the bass note in the second inversion.
A comparison between the main F major and the two inversions can be seen below.
F/C can be played as a normalt F barre form (133211), but without including the low bass string.
Alternative chord names
F/A is identical with Am#5.
Chord constructionF x - x - F - A - C - E
F/A x -A - F - A - C - E
F/C x - C - F - A - C - E
Guitar versions of the chord
Notes in chordF F - A - C
F/A A - C - F
F/C C - F - A
Only the order of notes differs