In this excellent music theory tutorial Jay Asher takes you through the three kinds of minor scales with some video examples.  
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Why, Jay, Why? 

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Why Should I Care? 

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Pretty sure you have the Melodic Minor specs wrong .
Burnhole is correct. All minor scales have the third flattened. The Melodic minor has the 6th and 7th sharpened when ascending.
Jay Asher
And that is what my example in Pic 5 shows. A to B a whole step (or 2nd) , the B to C natural a half step, which is the minor third. Irt would be C# if it was a Major third.

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