I am writing a mathematical report. where i need to include some examples, e.g., solving odes. is there a package which provide a good environment for writing examples?

closed as unclear what you're asking by Joseph Wright Jul 7 '13 at 5:43

Please clarify your specific problem or add additional details to highlight exactly what you need. As it's currently written, it’s hard to tell exactly what you're asking. See the How to Ask page for help clarifying this question. If this question can be reworded to fit the rules in the help center, please edit the question.

  • 2
    What in particular would you expect this package to do? amsthm, for example, will let you define a new "theorem-like" environment, i.e. it has a numbered heading ("Example 1.1") that can be referenced. – Ulrich Schwarz Apr 4 '11 at 7:15
  • @Ulrich. Thanks Schwarz. Can you please post the latex-source. The document will contain lots of "examples" (e.g. solving a ode, solving a matrix equation). It is a very common thing. Is there a package to achieve it? Thanks again for your time. – Mia Apr 4 '11 at 7:47

One possibility is to add amsthm package and then add something like:


for the definition of the Example environment. You can adjust the counters and such things as well.

Here's a minimal example:



    Here is the first example:
        First example
    and here's the second
        last example

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.