I have made up a few similar examples. I am going to write them out below.

(1a) I am going to take some notes. May I borrow a scrap piece of paper from you?

(1b) I am going to take some notes. May I borrow a piece of scrap paper from you?

(2a) I am going to take a lot of  notes. May I borrow a large piece of paper from you?

(2b) I am going to take a lot of notes. May I borrow a piece of large paper from you?

My non-native English speaking friends cannot help me because they are not sure. 

Please help me. Thank you very much for all your time and help.

 

 

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I agree with DocV.

In (1b), "scrap" modifies "paper," not "piece." "A scrap piece of paper" is as illogical as "a chocolate piece of cake": you have to say "a piece of chocolate cake."

On the contrary, in (2a) "large" modifies "piece," not "paper." Following the same grammatical analogy above, we don't say "a piece of large cake" but "a large piece of cake."

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