Access the 2011 consolidated financial statements for Barrick Gold Corporation by going to the investor relations section of the company’s website. Answer the same questions as in Problem 3. For each question, indicate where in the financial statements you found the answer, and/or provide a brief explanation. (Some questions may not be applicable.)
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