[texhax] Theorems

Manoj Kummini kummini at math.ukans.edu
Tue Mar 9 05:45:23 CET 2004

On Mon, Mar 08, 2004 at 23:28:22hrs -0500, Robert Sherry wrote:

>     I am developing a set of notes using LaTeX. These notes include
>     theorems which I typeset use the \begin{theorem} and \end{theorem}
>     commands. I find these commands work very nicely. LaTeX generates
>     theorem numbers starting at 1.  I would like to start the theorem
>     numbers at 4. Is there any way to do this?

I presume you defined the theorem environment using

Then \addtocounter{theorem}{3} changes the value of the theorem counter, as

With regards,

Manoj Kummini
Graduate Student, Dept. of Mathematics, The Univ. of Kansas,
Lawrence KS 66045 USA.  38 deg 55 min N, 95 deg 14 min W.

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