The major scale is a primary heptatonic scale that can be built using the following steps between notes: 1, 1, ½, 1, 1, 1, ½.
One example of the major scale is C, D, E, F, G, A, B. This example is shown below in traditional notation and in guitar tablature notation.
The major scale is the Ionian mode of the primary heptatonic scale.
Scale, Scale (index)