I want to write a short note using amsart and I wish that the numbering of formulas should be (1), (2) and so on (not (0.1)...) and also that Theorems should get the numbers 1,2, (not (0.1)...).

What should I do to avoid the proliferation of 0. ?

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Use this in your preamble:


You should do nothing special:



This states an important fact.

And we follow with a very important equation


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You probably have something like




otherwise, as you see, the section number is not added.

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