For the consumer, a single discount of n \% is more advantageous than any of the following discounts:

(1) two successive 15 \% discounts

(2) three successive 10 \% discounts

(3) a 25 \% discount followed by a 5 \% discount

What is the smallest possible positive integer value of n ?

**Answer Choices**

A. 27

B. 28

C. 29

D. 31

E. 33