[OS X TeX] Renumbering equations in Mac OS TeX

Matthew Leingang leingang at math.harvard.edu
Mon Jan 28 22:51:10 EST 2008

On Jan 28, 2008, at 9:55 PM, David Kaplan wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have a document with equations that I need to have numbered a  
> particular way.  Specifically, instead of numbering them 1 through  
> 5, say, I need them numbered 7.1 through 7.5.  I tried \setcounter 
> {equation}{7.1}, but that didn't seem to do anything.  Any  
> suggestions are appreciated.
> Thanks in advance,

Dear David,

The \numberwithin command is your friend.  Here are a few examples of  
its use:


Matthew Leingang
Preceptor in Mathematics
Harvard University


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