Major sixth, 4 1/2 whole steps or 9 half steps:
Minor sixth, 4 whole steps or 8 half steps:
Augmented sixth, 5 whole steps or 10 half steps:
Diminished sixth, 3 1/2 whole steps or 7 half steps:
- The inversion is A#-C#.
- We identify the resulting third.
- A#-C# is a minor 3rd. so C#-A# is a major 6th.
A major 6th becomes a minor 3rd when inverted
See I > Intervals for related entries. To learn about go to Tutorials > Intervals.