Math Help - How does the logs in the equation below cancel out?

1. How does the logs in the equation below cancel out?

Find x:

log 5 = log x

Preferably without making it equal 0 please.

2. Originally Posted by CSG18
Find x:

log 5 = log x

Preferably without making it equal 0 please.
Use the logarithms as exponents to the base of the logs:

$b^{\log_b(a)}=a$