# [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
\newtheorem{theorem}{<name>}

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

With regards,
Manoj.

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