**(1)** If the product of a number and 4 is 96 more than the number itself, what is the number?

- (a) 25
- (b) 28
- (c) 32
- (d) 33

**(2)** The sum of a number and its reciprocal is \( \frac{17}{4} \). What is the number?

- (a) \( \frac{4}{1} \)
- (b) \( \frac{8}{3} \)
- (c) \( \frac{1}{4} \)
- (d) \( \frac{3}{8} \)

**(3)** If the difference between six times a number and 11 is equal to the number itself, what is the number?

- (a) 2
- (b) 1.5
- (c) 1.75
- (d) 2.25

**(4)** The sum of two consecutive odd numbers is 44. What are the numbers?

- (a) 22, 22
- (b) 21, 23
- (c) 20, 24
- (d) 19, 25

**(5)** If the sum of a number and its square is 56, what is the number?

- (a) 7
- (b) 8
- (c) 9
- (d) 10