Dueling Discounts

\$20 or 20% ?

For the \$139 chair the 20% off coupon would be the most appropriate. The 20% off coupon would take \$28 off, and the total price would come out to \$111.99.
For the \$49.99 avenger toys the \$20 off coupon would be the most appropriate . If I were to use the 20% off coupon it would take \$10.00 off, making the total \$39.99, while the \$20 off coupon makes the total \$29.99.

When is it better to use a 20% off coupon, and when is it better to use a \$20 off coupon?

If you are purchasing something that is under \$100, for example the toy car that is \$26.99, you should always use the \$20 off coupon. This car would come out to \$6.99 with \$20 off, and \$21.50 with 20% off. This is because if an item is less than \$100, 20% will always be less than \$20.
If you are purchasing something that is more than \$100, you would always use the 20% off coupon. For example, a widescreen television is \$1,499.99, with 20% off it will take \$300 off, making the total amount \$1,199.99. If you were to use the \$20 off the total would come out to \$1,479.99, making the 20% off coupon much better in this case. This is because 20% of anything over 100 will always be more than 20.

\$10 or 20%?

When deciding between a \$10 off coupon and a 20% off coupon, you would always use the \$10 off for anything under \$50. For example, a hamilton beach percolator is \$42.99, with 20% the total is\$34.39. With the \$10 off coupon the total becomes \$32.99, making the \$10 off a better choice with this item.
For any that is over \$50 you would always use the 20% off coupon. For example, a nightstand is \$89.99, with \$10 off the total comes to \$79.99. With the 20% off coupon the total comes to only \$71.99, Making the 20% off coupon more useful with this item.