There are three notes on the fifth string (A string) of the guitar in first position - A, B and C. Here is a diagram of how to play these notes on the guitar:
Left Hand Fingering
Right Hand Fingering
In general, use the p finger to play notes on the fifth string. You can use either rest stroke or free stroke
Occasionally, you may use the i finger, m finger, a finger, or any combination of these three fingers to play the fifth string. This is less common though.
The diagram below shows the fourth string notes of the guitar written in guitar sheet music notation and in guitar tablature notation.
In sheet music notation
In guitar tablature
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