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How to make the equation numbering restart after every proof? One alternative is to use

\numberwithin{equation}{theorem}

but it shows the chapter and theorem number, like (5.5.1). I want the numbering to exclude the chapter and theorem number, so it only shows (1) instead of (5.5.1).

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add

\renewcommand\theequation{\arabic{equation}}

To get rid of the prefix.

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