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I am using the article document class with amsthm. I would like number the theorems/corollaries/examples, etc., consecutively as follows:

1.1 Theorem

1.2 Example

1.3 Example

1.4 Proposition

However, what my LaTeX renders is

Theorem 1.1

Example 1.2

Example 1.3

Proposition 1.4

How do I get a numbering as in the first?

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up vote 12 down vote accepted



just before declaring your theorem-like structures. A little example:



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thank you. I was testing your first suggestion in the body rather than in the preamble. Now that you have given an example, all is clear and it has worked. – Chulumba May 9 '11 at 14:39

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