I am working with polynomials. I'd like to compute the symbolic derivative of a monomial with symbolic coefficients, that is something like

```
derivative(x^n,x)
```

So that the output is

```
nx^(n-1)
```

Is this possible?

1 | initial version |

I am working with polynomials. I'd like to compute the symbolic derivative of a monomial with symbolic coefficients, that is something like

```
derivative(x^n,x)
```

So that the output is

```
nx^(n-1)
```

Is this possible?

2 | No.2 Revision |

I am working with polynomials. I'd like to compute the symbolic derivative of a monomial with symbolic coefficients, that is something like

```
derivative(x^n,x)
```

So that the output is

```
nx^(n-1)
```

Is this possible?

3 | No.3 Revision |

```
derivative(x^n,x)
```

So that the output is

```
nx^(n-1)
```

Is this possible?

**Edit:** My first try was of course to use:

```
diff(x^n,x)
```

but I get the error

```
TypeError: non-integral exponents not supported
```

4 | No.4 Revision |

```
derivative(x^n,x)
```

So that the output is

```
nx^(n-1)
```

Is this possible?

**Edit:** My first try was of course to ~~use:~~

```
use:
diff(x^n,x)
```

or
derivative(x^n,x)
but I get the ~~error~~

```
error
TypeError: non-integral exponents not
```~~supported
~~

supported 5 | No.5 Revision |

```
derivative(x^n,x)
```

So that the output is

```
nx^(n-1)
```

Is this possible?

**Edit:** My first try was of course to ~~use:
~~use:

```
diff(x^n,x)
```~~or
~~

or

```
derivative(x^n,x)
```

but I get the ~~error
~~error

`TypeError: non-integral exponents not `~~supported~~supported

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