troubleshooting Question

memory usuage

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[root@new-host 2 ~]# free -m
             total       used       free     shared    buffers     cached
Mem:           997        255        742          0          1         17
-/+ buffers/cache:        235        761
Swap:         2015        132       1883

1) Can some one explains whats is the difference between buffer/cache in 1st and 2nd line.

2) also i noticed swap is used 132 M when we have 742 MB free MB available. Please advise.
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