The A/E chord is an A Major chord, with the E (the 5th) as the bass note.
The chord is also referred to as A over E, or A ‘slash’ E, or simply, A with an E in the bass.
Technically, the A Major chord with the E in the bass is a second inversion A Major chord.
Some A/E Chord Theory and Info
- The A/E chord contains the notes E, A and C#.
- It is an A Major chord with an E in the bass.
- The root note of A/E is A, the bass note is E.