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    How does the logs in the equation below cancel out?

    Find x:

    log 5 = log x

    Preferably without making it equal 0 please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CSG18 View Post
    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
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