I am writing a tex file of homework problems and the counter in the code below starts from $1$. How can I set the counter to start from $5$?

\newenvironment{homeworkProblem}[1][Problem     \arabic{homeworkProblemCounter}]%
  • In which line do I put this piece of code? Dec 12 '16 at 3:46
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    @failexam Right after \newcounter{homeworkProblemCounter}
    – siracusa
    Dec 12 '16 at 4:15
  • @siracusa Or anywhere after that before you first use the environment, in fact.
    – cfr
    Dec 12 '16 at 4:21
  • @failexam After the new counter is created and before you use the environment. Right after making the counter is a good place as siracusa suggests.
    – cfr
    Dec 12 '16 at 4:22

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