# An algebra problem by Vicky Vignesh

Algebra Level 2

$\frac{k(\underbrace{4 + \cdots + 4)}_{x^2\text{ times}}}{\underbrace{k(x + \cdots+ x)}_\text{x times}} - 2 = \, ?$

Find the value of the above expression given that $$k$$ is a non-zero real number and $$x$$ is a natural number.

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