# Exponential function does not work for diagonal matrices

D = diagonal_matrix([0]) exp(D)

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Exponential function does not work for diagonal matrices

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2019-12-25 14:27:47 -0500
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D = diagonal_matrix([0]) exp(D)

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Thank you for the report. This is a bug with sparse matrices, which is now tracked at #28935.

As a workaround, you could use:

```
sage: diagonal_matrix([0], sparse=False).exp()
[1]
```

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