Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 4 - Think and Explain: 74

Answer

This is discussed on pages 59-60. The crate remains at rest, so the net force on it is zero. The force of friction exerted by the floor on the crate is equal and opposite to the force you are applying, F.
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