As we already know from the minor pentatonic scale theory lesson, the D minor pentatonic scale has 5 notes (which are derived from the minor scale). This is the formula for the minor pentatonic, as well as its notes in the key of D.

Minor pentatonic scale 1 b3 4 5 b7
D minor pentatonic notes D F G A C

Here is a guitar fretboard diagram of the D minor pentatonic scale. Notice that the notes repeat along the entire width of the fretboard, based on the formula for the scale.

To help us visualize the scale, there are 5 minor pentatonic scale shapes.

Here they are, applied to the D minor pentatonic.