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This command defines a theorem-like environment.
- env_name - The name of the environment -- a string of letters. Must not be the name of an existing environment or counter.
- caption - The text printed at the beginning of the environment, right before the number.
- within - The name of an already defined counter, usually of a sectional unit. Provides a means of resetting the new theorem counter within the sectional unit.
- numbered_like - The name of an already defined theorem-like environment.
The \newtheorem command may have at most one optional argument.
Revised 2 May 1995.